When is a trademark protected from? (what date is a trademark protected from?)
The registered trademark protected from the date of filing. However as trademarks are jurisdictional rights, this depends on the country. A trademark is protected from infringement when it is registered with the relevant authority in the jurisdiction where protection is sought. In general, a trademark is protected from the date of registration and for a period of time specified by the jurisdiction's laws, which typically ranges from 5 to 10 years. Once registered, the trademark owner has the exclusive right to use the mark in connection with the goods or services for which it is registered. If someone else uses the same or a similar mark in connection with the same or similar goods or services, it may be considered infringement, and the trademark owner may take legal action to protect their rights. To check the date a trademark is protected from refer to – When is a trademark protected from?