Benefits and rights of trademark registration
Federal registration at USPTO gives a lot of rights and advantages. They include the following:
Exclusive use of the trademark in all the states.
Presumed validity of the trademark.
Constructive ownership of the mark to the public.
Right to use ® on your trademark.
Federal court subject matter jurisdiction for infringement purposes. You can sue in federal court.
Statutory damages are available for valid federal infringement claims.
Recordation of the mark with US Customs to stop the import of counterfeiting and gray market goods.