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:
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