This practice note discusses maintenance and renewal requirements for U.S. trademark registrations, including requirements for filing a Declaration of Use and/or Excusable Non-use under Section 8 of the Trademark Act (Section 8 Declaration) and an Application for Renewal under Section 9 of the Act with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The note, published by Lexis Practice Advisor, also discusses how to claim incontestability under Section 15 of the Act (via a Section 15 Declaration).
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