Do I have to use my trademark in the UK prior to filing? Do I have to use my trademark after registration?

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.

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