Q: My husband sold a game to a company that is no longer in business and trademark has lapsed. How do we obtain rights?
Discovery Bay Games, Seattle. Game is Two Bridges
A: If a trademark is deemed “abandoned” by the USPTO, then it is a dead mark and any new applicant must start the registration process from the beginning by preparing a new application for registration of that mark. Because of the history of your husband with respect to this game, there may be more to this, with respect to actual rights in the game, etc. If you would like to discuss further feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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