TMEP 1613.03: Form for Filing §71 Affidavit or Declaration

This is the October 2015 Edition of the TMEP

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1613.03    Form for Filing §71 Affidavit or Declaration

To expedite processing, it is recommended that the holder file the §71 affidavit or declaration through the Trademark Electronic Application System (“TEAS”). See TMEP §301 for more information about electronic filing. Forms for filing affidavits or declarations of use or excusable nonuse under §71 are available through TEAS at http://www.uspto.gov. Alternatively, the holder may call the Trademark Assistance Center at (571) 272-9250 or (800) 786-9199 to obtain a pre-printed form that can be filled out and mailed, faxed, or hand delivered to the USPTO.

See TMEP §1613.04 regarding the deadline for filing the affidavit or declaration, and TMEP §1613.05 regarding the requirements for filing the affidavit or declaration.