In the United Kingdom, no use is required in order to file an application. In fact, you don’t even need to specify any use dates. No use is required in order to obtain a trademark registration.

To maintain your trademark, it must be put to use in the UK within 5 years of registration. If the trademark has not been used and there is no good reason to justify non-use, for five years or more, then the registration may be cancelled.

Can't find the answer that you are looking for?

Submit your question and email below and you will be notified once your question is answered


To open in a new tab, click: Do I have to use my trademark in the UK prior to filing? Do I have to use my trademark after registration?