T.M.E.P. § 902
Allegations of Use for ¤1(b) Applications
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902 Allegations of Use for §1(b) Applications
Section 1(b) of the Trademark Act permits the filing of an application to register a mark on the basis of the applicant's bona fide intention to use the mark in commerce for the identified goods or services. Before registration, the applicant must file an allegation of use of the mark in commerce, i.e., either an amendment to allege use under 15 U.S.C. 1051(c), or a statement of use under 15 U.S.C. 1051(d).See TMEP §§1104 et seq. regarding amendments to allege use, TMEP §§1109 et seq. regarding statements of use, and TMEP §§1108 et seq. regarding requests for extensions of time to file a statement of use.