There are several steps to the trademark process that go beyond a Notice of Allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Here are the 8 trademark prosecution steps:

1. Trademark search

2. Identify appropriate goods or services

3. File Trademark Application

4. Prosecution of Trademark (Negotiations between the USPTO and application regarding the registerability of the trademark)

5. Allowance granted by USPTO Trademark Attorney

6. 30-Day opposition period

7. Submission of Statement of Use to USPTO

8. Registration of Trademark

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