(foreign application or foreign registration basis)
an application filed under the basis provided for in Trademark Act Section 44(d), 15 U.S.C. §1126(d) (based on a pending foreign application), or in Section 44(e), 15 U.S.C. §1126(e) (based on a foreign registration), for the same mark and the same goods/services in your U.S. application. Typically, this filing basis is used when an applicant is not located in the United States.