TMEP 1003.07: Application May Be Based on More than One Foreign Application

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1003.07    Application May Be Based on More than One Foreign Application

An applicant may file an application in the United States based on more than one foreign application for different goods or services, or for different classes, if the applicant meets the requirements of §44(d) with respect to each foreign application on which the U.S. application is based.  The applicant must specify which goods or services, or which classes, are covered by which foreign application.  The mark in each foreign application must be the same mark for which registration is sought in the U.S. application.