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Cancellation Actions

In order for a trademark to remain valid, many countries require that the mark is actively being used for the goods and services for which it has been registered. If your mark is not used within a consecutive period of five years, you will risk having your trademark cancelled through a cancellation proceeding.

In many countries a trademark registration may also be cancelled on other grounds, such as if it has been registered despite existence of prior rights which are likely to be considered as confusingly similar with the registered trademark.  

Zacco helps many of our clients manage cancellation actions, and considers the use requirement in our overall approach when implementing trademark strategies. Whether you need to have a trademark cancelled or would like to defend your registration in a cancellation procedure, Zacco can help.

 

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Claes Agnvall

Claes Agnvall

Senior PartnerTeam Manager
Attorney at LawEuropean Trademark and Design Attorney
Marcus Eilenberg

Marcus Eilenberg

Partner
Attorney at Law
Stig Ekmann

Stig H. Ekmann

Partner
Attorney at Law
Kristian Elftorp

Kristian Elftorp

Associate Attorney
Attorney at Law
Peter Eriksson

Peter Eriksson

Partner
Attorney at LawEuropean Trademark and Design Attorney
Anders Feldt

Anders Feldt

Senior Partner
Attorney at Law
Steffen Karshøj  Hjeds

Steffen Karshøj Hjeds

PartnerPatent Attorney
European Design Attorney
Frode André  Moen

Frode André Moen

Partner
Attorney at Law
Ane Strand  Nilssen

Ane Strand Nilssen

Associate lawyer
Lone Prehn

Lone Prehn

Senior Partner
Attorney at LawEuropean Trademark and Design Attorney
Jens Herman Ruge

Jens Herman Ruge

Associate lawyer
Annette Schönbeck

Annette Schönbeck

Trainee Trademark Attorney
Harald Sommerstad

Harald Sommerstad

Attorney at Law
Anders Sparlund

Anders Sparlund

Attorney at Law
Thomas Sundien

Thomas Sundien

Partner, Team Manager
European Patent AttorneyEuropean Design Attorney
Malin Thunberg McCann

Malin Thunberg McCann

Senior PartnerAssisting Team Manager
Attorney at LawEuropean Trademark and Design Attorney
Erik Wasberg

Erik Wasberg

Associate Attorney
Attorney at Law