Fair Oaks, CA asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademark for California

Q: I have an abandoned trademark I started through LegalZoom is there a way to pickup where things left off?

I started the process through LegalZoom and wasn’t familiar with corresponding and had a few quick address changes so things were lost in the mail. Is there a quick way to respond to something like that or does the process need to being again

2 Lawyer Answers
Joanne Belasco
Joanne Belasco
Answered
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Boston, MA

A: If it's a federal trademark, then there are several ways to handle it but it's going to depend on when and why it was abandoned. Your best bet is to consult with a trademark attorney to discuss the details and decide on the best course of action for your specific situation.

Bernard Samuel Klosowski agrees with this answer

Tania Maria Williams
Tania Maria Williams
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • Licensed in California

A: If the time period (usually 6 months) has expired, you will need to start all over again. I would suggest consulting with a trademark attorney so that you have someone who can walk through the process with you from start to finish.

Kathryn Perales agrees with this answer

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