By Jeff Watson

Jeff Watson is a patent attorney with 11+ years of experience.  He tracks the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for news.  Please find his most recent update below.

Please find below, links to new rules and/or practice tips for intellectual property:

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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