By Art MacCord
Art MacCord is a patent attorney with 38 years of experience. He keeps an eye on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Copyright Office for new rules and practice tips of interest to intellectual property attorneys. Please find his most recent links here.
Extension Of the Extended Missing Parts Pilot Program
Summary of changes in TTAB final rule became effective on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017
New Trademark Fee schedule
Trademark fee changes page
New TM rules texts
Trademark Laws and Regulations page.
Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) Reformatted Declarations
TEAS Reformatted Declarations Effective January 14, 2017
Retirement of Trademarks legacy ID Manual
Continuation of the IP5 Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program with the IP5 Offices
Consolidated Listing Of Official Gazette Notices Re Patent and Trademark Office Practices and Procedures
Copyright Office Releases Report On Software-Enabled Consumer Products