change of name

What is change of name?

change of name meaning in Property terms is Sometimes, owners of trademark applications and registrations change their names, even though the actual ownership of the application or registration has not been transferred. When this occurs, trademark owners should record the name change with the USPTO Assignment Branch to maintain a clear record of ownership. Name changes are recorded in the same manner as assignments. For information on how to record an assignment, — see Recordation Form Cover Sheet.

 

reference: Glossary – United States Patent and Trademark Office

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