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MacCord’s List: IP News & Notices From Art MacCord

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

MacCord’s List: IP News & Notices From Art MacCord

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.

U.S. Copyright Office Announces Start of Seventh Triennial Rulemaking Proceeding Under Section 1201

Copyright Office Publishes Final Rule for Group Registration of Contributions to Periodicals

 

MacCord’s List: IP Notices & News From Art MacCord

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.

Examination Guidance for Section 2(a)’s Disparagement Provision after Matal v. Tam and Examination Compliance with Section 2(a)’s Scandalousness Provision While constitutionality Remains in Question

Copyright Office Releases Redlines for Draft Compendium

Copyright Office Releases Report on Section 1201 (Section 1201 provides legal protection for technological protection measures (TPMs) used by copyright owners to prevent unauthorized access to or use of their works.)

 

MacCord’s List: IP Notices & News From Art MacCord

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.

Revision of Patent Cooperation Treaty Procedures: Final rule.  Effective July 1, 2017

Updated Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Manual of Procedure (TBMP)  June 2017

 

MacCord’s List: IP Notices & News From Art MacCord

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.

Copyright Office Publishes Recent Review Board Decisions

Copyright Office Releases an Updated Draft of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition

 

MacCord’s List: IP Notices & News From Art MacCord

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.

Copyright Office Proposes Rule to Modernize Document Recordation

USPTO Seeks Comments on Possible New Streamlined Procedure for Cancellation of Trademark Registrations

 

Annual Meeting Hotel Information for NCBA Intellectual Property Law Section

Please note that the Hilton Riverside in Wilmington is currently full. We have obtained rooms near by at the Courtyard Marriott. Please make your hotel reservations by clicking here. If you haven’t signed up for the Annual Meeting/CLE you can do so by clicking here. This is a great program with a variety of top-notch speakers!

Join us the night before at Elijah’s Restaurant for a joint reception with Sports & Entertainment Law Section (guests welcomed). Click here to rsvp! See you next month in Wilmington!

 

MacCord’s List: IP Notices & News From Art MacCord

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 link below.

U.S. Copyright Office launched its updated website: www.copyright.gov

MacCord’s List: IP Notices & News From Art MacCord

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 below.

Copyright Office Technical Amendments To Regulations: Final Rule
https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-02-06/pdf/2016-29625.pdf

Copyright Office Interim Rule To Implement the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016
https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-02-07/pdf/2017-01770.pdf

MacCord’s List: IP Notices & News From Art MacCord

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 below.

Request for Comments Regarding the Continuation of the Accelerated Patent Examination Program

https://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/com/sol/og/2017/
week06/TOC.htm#ref11

Informational Matter Incapable of Trademark Registration

https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/documents/
Incapable_Informational_Matter_Exam_Guide.doc

Final Rule Adopted to Remove Personally Identifiable Information from Copyright Registration Records

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-02-02/pdf/2017-02238.pdf

Copyright Office Initiates Study on the Moral Rights of Attribution and Integrity

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-01-23/pdf/2017-01294.pdf
https://www.copyright.gov/policy/moralrights/

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