SANDHYA MAHAJAN, TMIN INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER:
Not sure what a filing basis is or what yours might be? Confused by Section 1 and Section 44? Thinking you might just click on all the buttons and hope for the best?
Never fear. Keep it tuned right here and I’ll give you a quick breakdown on what you need to know to work your way through this section.
For our purposes, there are two sections you need to be aware of: Section 1 and Section 44. Section 1 is overwhelmingly the most common filing basis, as it covers the use and intended use of trademarks in interstate commerce, territorial commerce involving a U.S. territory, or commerce between the United States and a foreign country. Continue reading What is the Basis of My Trademark Filing: Understanding Use in Commerce »