Section 8 Declaration of Continued Use

A Declaration of Continued Use (also called a "Section 8" filing) is required by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to demonstrate that you are currently using your trademark in commerce (or have a valid excuse for not using it). If 5 years have passed since you registered your trademark, you need to submit a Declaration of Continued Use, proving your ongoing use of your mark (or excusing non-use). After that, you need to submit the declaration between the 9- and 10-year anniversaries and then every 10 years.

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