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USPTO's guidelines for electronic filing: applicant/ registrant/party email addresses required

On February 7, 2020, and effective February 15, 2020, the USPTO issued a new examination guideline titled, Mandatory Electronic Filing and Specimen Requirements (Guide 1-20) that requires...

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Supreme Court: USPTO Cannot Collect Attorney’s Fees Under 35 U.S.C. § 145

The Supreme Court held that the PTO cannot collect attorney’s fees under 35 U.S.C. § 145, which requires challengers of PTAB decisions to pay all expenses of the proceedings.

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Seven IPMT partners shortlisted in “Women in Business Law"

We are delighted to announce that seven IPMT partners were featured in this year’s Expert Guides: Women in Business Law.

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Practice reminder: Amended requirements for trademark specimens now in effect

The Final Rule promulgated by the USPTO in July is now in effect; amending the requirements for acceptable specimens of use.

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USPTO warns attorneys to monitor trademark filings for fraudulent uses of attorney information

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently issued a “Trademark Alert” and corresponding news brief warning attorneys to monitor trademark filings to...

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USPTO warns attorneys to monitor trademark filings for fraudulent uses of attorney information

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently issued a “Trademark Alert” and corresponding news brief warning attorneys to monitor trademark filings to...

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Hey influencers! The FTC is talking to you - new guidance from the FTC

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released new guidance regarding influencer marketing. The FTC breaks down the basics of advertising disclosures for social media influencers through a...

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USPTO warns attorneys to monitor trademark filings for fraudulent uses of attorney information

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently issued a “Trademark Alert” and corresponding news brief warning attorneys to monitor trademark filings to...

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