Department of Homeland Security publishes report on FY2013 intellectual property seizures

Intellectual Property Rights Seizures Statistics report for Fiscal Year 2013 was released this week. The full report is here: http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2013%20IPR%20Stats.pdf According to the rerport, “In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 the number of IPR seizures increased nearly 7% to 24,361 from 22,848 in FY 2012. The manufacturer’s suggested retail...

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Trademark Public Advisory Committee releases FY2013 Annual Report

TPAC, the USPTO’s Trademark Public Advisory Committee, recently released its annual report for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013. The full report is available here: http://www.uspto.gov/about/advisory/tpac/TPAC_Annual_Report_2013.pdf The report appropriately commends the USPTO trademark operations, the TTAB and other divisions for great work and for exceeding many...

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