USPTO Trademark Application Trends, A Decade in Review
Rate Of Abandonment By Class
Highest Rate Of Abandonment
034 Smokers' Products
Lowest Rate Of Abandonment
011 Environmental Control Instrument
The trademark application abandonment rate is consistent with product evolution speed and volatility.
The classes with the highest rates of abandonment seem to be found in consumer-driven markets where products evolve quickly; whereas the classes with the lowest rates of abandonment seem to reflect less volatile markets.