TMEP 1613.01: Registrations to Which §71 Affidavit or Declaration Pertains   

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1613.01    Registrations to Which §71 Affidavit or Declaration Pertains   

Section 71 of the Trademark Act applies only to registered extensions of protection of international registrations to the United States.  However, §8 of the Act, 15 U.S.C. §1058, requires periodic affidavits or declarations of use or excusable nonuse for registrations resulting from applications under §1 or §44 of the Trademark Act.  See TMEP §§1604 et seq. for further information about §8 affidavits or declarations.