About two months ago, the US Patent and Trademark Office proposed a rule change for representation of foreign trademark applicants. The rule would affect trademark applicants, registrants, or parties to a proceeding such as an opposition or cancellation, whose domicile…
Nearly a month into the government shutdown, the United States Patent and Trademark Office continues to run at full capacity. The Patent Office is somewhat self-funded, in that the fees that applicants pay to file and prosecute patent applications are…
For many years, registered patent attorneys, patent agents, and some pro se inventors have been able to log into a secure portal at the Patent Office website to file and monitor patent applications. The portal is protected by both a…
The US Patent and Trademark Office is not immediately affected by the January 2018 government shutdown.
More utility and design patents were issued in 2018 than in 2017.
The self-driving car intellectual property lawsuit between Google and Uber continues to heat up.
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board recently decided that its judges would not be disqualified to decide a proceeding involving a number of Trump-owned trademarks.
Tom Galvani was recently interviewed for the firm’s efforts as a Green Business Leader in Phoenix.
Word Triathlon Corporation, owner and licensor of the IRONMAN, M DOT, and various Ironman-related trademarks, has sued a San Antonio, Texas company for using the domain name “ironmanforkids.com.”
Trademark filing fees will rise in 2017, but mostly for paper applications.