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Blackout Period

blackout period

The period between the date the USPTO's examining attorney approves a trademark for publication and the date of issuance of the Notice of Allowance from the USPTO. The applicant may not file an Allegation of Use during this period.



Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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