Legal Question - Trademark registrations don't confer rights?http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/trademark-registrations-dont-confer-rights_290739.htmlGet answers and trademark advice from trademark lawyers across the world.Copyright (C) 2008-20095Trademark registrations don't confer rights?<table border="0" width="100%"><tr><td width="42"><a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/trademark-registrations-dont-confer-rights_290739.html"><img src="http://www.trademarkia.com/images/icons/small_q.gif" border="Question & Answers" /></a></td><td><div><a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/trademark-registrations-dont-confer-rights_290739.html" style="color:#333;"><span style="font-size:14px; font-weight:bold; color:#333;">Trademark registrations don't confer rights?</span></a></div><div style="font-size:11px;"> - &nbsp;<span style="font-size:11px; font-style:italic;">posted on 11/11/2009</span></div><div style="padding-top:6px; font-size:11px;">I read in an earlier post the following:<br /><br />&quot;trademark registrations don&#039;t confer trademark rights, they merely register trademark rights that exist.&quot;<br /><br />As a Trademark owner on the shape of my product this concerns me.&nbsp; Could someone explain?<br /><br />Is the USPTO providing false hope by issuing such Trademarks?<br /><br />Thanks &nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="font-size:11px;"><a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/trademark-registrations-dont-confer-rights_290739.html" style="font-style:normal;">Read More <img src="http://www.trademarkia.com/images/buttons/arrow.gif" alt="Answer this question" /></a>&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/trademark-registrations-dont-confer-rights_290739.html" style="font-style:normal;">Answer <img src="http://www.trademarkia.com/images/buttons/arrow.gif" alt="Answer this question" /></a></span></div></td></tr></table>http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/trademark-registrations-dont-confer-rights_290739.html