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Concurrent Use Proceedings

Recorded on: May. 15, 2017
Running Time: 00:59:16

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Taken from the Web Program Advanced Trademark Law 2017: Current Issues recorded May, 2017 in New York.

Concurrent Use Proceedings [00:59:16]
  • Applicability in the age of the Internet and super-mobility
  • Division of registered rights for owners of same or similar marks based on mode or method of use – Trademark Act §2(d), 15 U.S.C. §1052(d)
  • Steps to obtain a concurrent use registration
  • Agreement of parties / TTAB approval required
  • Commencement of TTAB Concurrent Use Proceeding
    • Applicant must show use in commerce prior to filing date of any earlier application or registration cited
    • Issuance of concurrent registration will not result in likelihood of confusion
    • Defining territories or mode of use

Speaker:    Tsan Abrahamson

The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Manual of Procedure (TBMP), Chapter 1100: Concurrent Use Proceedings, United States Patent and Trademark Office (January 2017)
    Tsan Abrahamson

Presentation Material

  • Concurrent Use Proceedings FAQ
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  • Concurrent Use Proceedings...A Wrench in Trademark Rights
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