Authors: Matthew D. Asbell, John Heinbockel | Practices: | Tags: , , , ,

“So, Your U.S. Trademark Registration is Being Audited”

USPTO AUDITFrequently Asked Questions about the USPTO Trademark Registration Use Audit

The USPTO has implemented a program to audit trademark maintenance and renewal filings for the purpose of ensuring that trademark registrations were not being maintained in connection with goods and services for which the marks are no longer in use or for which use never commenced.  This article addresses frequently asked questions associated with the audit program.

For information on maintenance and renewal of U.S. trademark registrations generally, see our article on that topic.

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