Post-Registration Process

After a trademark is registered, certain filings must still be made to keep your trademark from being abandoned.  Forward Mark can assist you with these filings if you desire.

Required filings:
• Declaration of Continued Use must be filed between years 5 and 6
• Declaration of Continued Use must be filed between years 9 and 10
• Renewal must be filed between years 9 and 10
• Renewal must be filed every ten years after that

Optional but recommended filing:
• Optional but recommended: Section 15 Declaration of Incontestability within 1 year after continuous use for 5 years