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Stradling Startup Blog
January 2017

Intent-to-use (ITU) trademark applications are trademark or service mark applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office based on the applicant’s good faith intention to use the mark in commerce in the near future. Companies contemplating the acquisition of trademarks need to be careful with ITUs as there are some potential pitfalls, which were detailed here. A recent decision from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit provides another useful reminder about the problems that can arise. Read more.