How to Maintain Your Trademark Registrations

This article explains filing deadlines and document requirements for maintaining federal trademark registrations with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). The documentation for establishing proof of continued use of your mark, registration renewals and establishing the incontestability of your mark are all explained in this first article of the series. Special requirements for international registrations will also be discussed.

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By William P. Smith


Looking to Work for a Startup? Look to Pittsburgh

According to the latest study from, a site that analyzes job and recruitment data, Pittsburgh is highly ranked as a great location for startup businesses.

Pittsburgh ranks at number 17 – ahead of other major metropolitan cities such as Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Philadelphia, etc.

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