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What to Do If You Receive a Trademark Refusal from the USPTO
Author: Libby Babu VargheseDate: October 6, 2021
Many trademarks are not approved by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) the first time around. The good news for trademark registration applicants is that rejections can be reversed.
Trademark applications can be rejected for many different reasons. While some are merely technical, others can go to the substance of your mark and/or how you plan to use it. Below are some of the most common substantive grounds:
USPTO Combatting Scams With Federal Trademark Registration
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is using federal trademark registration to combat the growing number of scams targeting...
Will Your Business Be Impacted by the Current Trademark Surge at the USPTO?
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently acknowledged that it is facing a surge in trademark filings... The U.S....
USPTO Offers Guidance in Response to SCOTUS Ruling on Generic Trademarks
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is offering new guidance on how it plans to comply with the U.S....
Don’t Get Sticker Shock - New USPTO Fees Now in Effect
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has increased most of its patent fees, with the changes taking effect on...
USPTO Warning Trademark Owners About Latest Email Scams
October 5, 2020
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a warning to trademark owners about an ongoing email scam involving...
Can Your Company Benefit from the USPTO’s Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program?
July 15, 2020
The USPTO's latest program, the “Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program,” seeks to speed up the resolution of ex parte appeals. The...
USPTO COVID-19 Prioritized Trademark Examination Program
June 26, 2020
The USPTO recently announced a new COVID-19 prioritized examination program for certain trademark and service mark applications... The U.S. Patent...
Understanding How the USPTO’s Examination Guide for Cannabis Marks Impacts CBD Products
June 23, 2020
While the USPTO updated its cannabis trademark guidance in the wake of the 2018 Farm Bill, it didn’t give the...
USPTO Creates Digital Platform Available for COVID-19–Related Technologies
June 4, 2020
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has created a new intellectual property platform for patent-related COVID-19 technologies that are available...
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