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When do I file the specimen?

This information is needed when youapply to register your trademark. If your application is based on use incommerce,” you must submit one specimen for each class of goods/services whenyou file the application.
Ifyour application is based on “intent to use,” you must submit one specimen foreach class of goods/services when you file the “allegation of use.” Theallegation of use may be filed prior to publication (Amendment to Allege Use)or after publication (Statement of Use). If filing electronically, you mustattach an image of your specimen in .jpg or .pdf format.
When you request to register your trademark throughTrademarkia, an attorney representing you can assist you in determining what anacceptable specimen is.  Click here to get started inapplying for your trademark through Trademarkia.