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Results: 4 Answers
Trademarks
9.
Licensing
9.1
Are there particular requirements, such as quality control by the licensor, for a trademark licence to be valid?
 
United States
Yes. A licensor must exercise control over the quality of the licensee’s goods or the licence will be deemed a ‘naked licence’, which could result in abandonment of the trademark.

For more information about this answer please contact: John Crittenden from Cooley LLP
9.2
Must trademark licences be recorded with the trademark office or other governing body?
 
United States
No.

For more information about this answer please contact: John Crittenden from Cooley LLP
9.3
Can a licensor lose its rights in a trademark by failing to comply with its obligations under the licence, such as maintaining quality control?
 
United States
Yes.

For more information about this answer please contact: John Crittenden from Cooley LLP
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