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 click on the links below for the most recent updates.

Revival of Abandoned Trademark Applications, Reinstatement of Abandoned Trademark Applications and Cancelled or Expired Registrations, and Petitions to the Director

Trademark Exam Guide 02-17 Merely Informational Matter

Copyright Office Proposes Rule to Simplify Deposit Requirements for Certain Literary Works and Musical Compositions

Copyright Office Submits Proposed Fee Schedule and Analysis to Congress

Trademark Examination Guide: Surname Combined With Wording

Summary of Revival of Abandoned Applications, Reinstatement of Abandoned Applications and Cancelled or Expired Registrations, and Petitions to the Director