Coexistence of Trademarks

Coexistence of trademarks in trademark law refers to the situation where two or more trademarks with similar or identical elements are allowed to coexist and be registered and used in the same market without causing confusion among consumers or diluting the distinctive character of either trademark.

Coexistence agreements are often used in situations where two or more parties have competing trademark rights, but neither party has the exclusive right to use the trademark in question. In such cases, the parties may enter into an agreement that allows them to use their respective trademarks in the same market, subject to certain conditions and limitations.

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