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Foreign Trademark Filing Basis

Trademark Filing Basis in USA based on foreign registration or application

Using the foreign filing basis is advantageous when you want to use the priority date of earlier trademark registration or pending application outside the USA. If you would like US Registration based on foreign registration 44(e) application or 44(d) foreign application, then please select either of the below options. Claiming priority to a foreign application is a strategic decision for USPTO registration purposes. The package forms are flexible to accept both new US registration and section 44 foreign priority based applications. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our trademark attorney.


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 Bharath Konda is a trademark attorney. He has a law license in Minnesota and the District of Columbia. He provides trademark registration services for individuals and businesses. You can check the Bharath Konda attorney profile page at MN state Bar Association. Further, feel free to check the attorney profile on legal information retrieval websites such as Avvo and Justia. Some of the sample trademark attorneys answered questions are on platforms such as Justia ask a lawyer platform and lawyers (dot) com platform.

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  1. Section 44(e) and section 44(d) have lot of differences between them. I knew something new from this web page.

  2. Foreign trademark applicants need to have some basic understanding of the differences between section 44(e) and section 44(d) applications. This above info-graphic should help to answer some differences.

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