INCONTESTABILITY STATUS

INCONTESTABILITY STATUS

incontestability status. Trademarks. A classification of a trademark that meets certain criteria ¡ª including commercial use for five years after being placed on the Principal Register ¡ª as immune from legal challenge. ? Although incontestability does not confer absolute immunity, it makes a challenge much more difficult. 37 USCA ¡ì 1065. Cf. DECLARATION OF USE. [Cases: Trade Regulation 252. C.J.S. Trade-Marks, Trade-Names, and Unfair Competition ¡ì 199.]
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