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The USPTO notifies a trademark applicant that the mark will be published in the Official Gazette with a notice of publication. If there are no objections to registration of the trademark, or if the applicant overcomes all objections, the examining attorney will approve the mark for publication. The notice of publication provides the date of publication. Any party who believes it may be damaged by registration of the mark has thirty (30) days from the publication date to file either an opposition to registration or a request to extend the time to oppose. If no opposition is filed or if the opposition is unsuccessful a Certificate of Registration will issue for applications based on a foreign registration under §44 or on use, or a Notice of Allowance will issue for intent-to-use applications.

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