10 STEPS TO MAINTAIN YOUR TRADEMARK (SERVICE MARK) - REGISTERED or NOT

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A TRADEMARK REGISTRATION CAN BE VALID INDEFINITELY PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING TEN (10) STEPS ARE TAKEN:

1 through 8: USE the mark (this cannot be emphasized enough);

9: ENFORCE exclusive rights to the mark; and

10: RENEW the registration

IF THE MARK IS NOT REGISTERED, you still could have rights in it if:

The mark is continuously USED (this cannot be emphasized enough);

The mark is continuously ENFORCED

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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