What is an Extension of Time for a Trademark Application?

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If you filed your trademark application under Section 1(b) (intent to use), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will issue the Notice of Allowance once the 30-day trademark opposition period has expired.  You then have six months to show the USPTO that your trademark is in use in commerce in connection with all of the products and/or services listed in your trademark application.  If you’re unable to make use of your trademark within those six months, you may file a Request for an Extension of Time.

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