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Video: You Can Lose Your Trademark, Even After It's Been Approved

Getting A Trademark Registration Is Only The Beginning

If you’ve file a trademark application that actually got approved, congrats!

It takes a lot of time and effort to get an application approved, and lots of them get rejected.

So be proud about getting your trademark certificate and celebrate yourself!

You’ve joined an elite group of entrepreneurs whose brands have a stamp of protection from the USPTO.

But, it would be a mistake to think that you could hang your trademark on the wall & be done.

Trademark rights require ACTIVE maintenance – otherwise they can be lost!

And yes, you can lose trademark rights even if you have a trademark certificate.

In this video, Attorney Faith talks about some of the reasons why trademark rights can be lost.

 

Disclaimer: This content is for general legal education purposes only and shouldn’t not be relied upon as legal advice specific to your situation. If you need legal advice, consult a licensed attorney.

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Faith Mitton, Esq.

Faith is a lawyer on a mission to simplify legal stuff for entrepreneurs so that they don’t have to stress about how to protect themselves & their businesses. She’s the founder and managing attorney of Mitton Law Firm, PLLC – a boutique law practice based in NYC that helps small businesses nationwide to protect their intellectual property with trademarks and copyrights. When she’s not practicing law, you can usually catch her jamming to classic soul music, taking long walks, or rewatching The Office for the millionth time.

About The Content Creator

Faith Mitton, Esq.

Faith is a lawyer on a mission to simplify legal stuff for entrepreneurs so that they don’t have to stress about how to protect themselves & their businesses. She’s the founder and managing attorney of Mitton Law Firm, PLLC – a boutique law practice based in NYC that helps small businesses nationwide to protect their intellectual property with trademarks and copyrights. When she’s not practicing law, you can usually catch her jamming to classic soul music, taking long walks, or rewatching The Office for the millionth time.

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