What To Do If Someone Else Registered Your Trademark First

trademarks Nov 01, 2022

What happens if someone else registers your brand as a trademark? First step: don't panic. It doesn't have to mean a rebrand. Tune in for 3 things to consider before throwing in the towel on your branding.

 

 

Key Takeaways

  • Registering a trademark with the USPTO is the only way to truly own your brand across the US and make sure no one else can steal your name
  • There are steps you can take if someone else registers your brand name first, but they're advanced strategies that usually require help from a trademark lawyer
  • The first person to file the trademark application wins

 

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