- Feb 13
- 1 min
How Long Does A United States Trademark Last?
A United States trademark lasts for a period of 10 years from the date of registration, provided that the trademark is used in commerce...
Brian Russ Law, Inc. helps clients secure and protect their United States trademark rights by providing a bevy of trademark services. Such services include trademark clearance searches, application prosecution, adverse action defense, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board representation, and litigation.
Our firm's founder, Brian, is a serial entrepreneur and fiercely independent, so he has a deep appreciation for small business owners and individuals who want to protect their identity in the marketplace. We are proud to serve clients from every U.S. state and countries across the globe.
You've come up with a brand name, logo, or slogan - great! What's next? You need to ensure that your mark is protectable and not likely to cause confusion with another's mark. Our firm conducts clearance searches to esnure your mark is protectable.
Once your mark is cleared for application, our firm will prepare and submit your application to the United States Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) to begin the process of securing your federal trademark registration.
This is the fun part. Once your mark is registered, it is incumbent on you to protect your mark and tp stop infringers from using your mark or a confusingly similar mark. Enforcement actions range from demand letters to TTAB opposition proceedings to infringement litigation.
Trademarks must be used to maintain their registration, and registrations must be renewed to ensure the registration stays active. Our firm will monitor your registrations and complete the necessary maintenance paperwork to ensure your registration remains valid.
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