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Q: change / transfer ownership of a trademark

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A: Trademarks are "owned" as intangible property by the person or business using them in commerce to identify the source of the goods or services. If the trademark owner sells its business, the trademark rights are generally transferred to the buyer as "goodwill" along with the tangible assets of the business.

It a trademark has been registered with the US Patent & Trademark Ofc, ownership of the registration can be transferred by filing a written assignment executed by the transferor and transferee.

Your inquiry was not framed as a question, so it these points do not answer it, you should consult an experienced trademark attorney.

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