expired registration rights
In Trademark Ownership - updated on 11/11/2009
I have, for the some years, under contract, been licensed by a corporation, and pay a royalty to them, for use of some their older trademarks on collector type items. I have now found that, even before they began licensing their use, that one trademark they had allowed the Federal trademark registration to expire under Section 9 of 15 USC. Another trademark registration expired under Section 9 during the time they were collecting royalties under contract. My question i...