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Q: If I register a trademark, how long will that last? When do I have to renew it?
Matthew T. Kincaid
Matthew T. Kincaid
answered on Oct 27, 2017

A U.S. trademark is capable of lasting for an indefinite period of time. One must continue to use the mark in commerce and defend it against infringement.

Between the fifth and sixth year after registration, the registration owner must file a Trademark Act Section 8 affidavit of use...
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