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TPAC Meeting Summary – July 28, 2017

Posted by ipelton on: August 4th, 2017

I was unable to attend last week’s meeting of the Trademark Public Advisory Committee. However, our firm attended the public meeting and obtained a copy of the slides from the presentations. See below.

Discussion topics included:

  • TMNG / IT enhancement progress
  • Pendency and performance
  • Upcoming rulemaking regarding an expedited cancellation proceeding on grounds of abandonment and/or nonuse
    • comments on on 82 FR 22517 due by August 14
    • Stakeholder roundtable will be held on September 25
  • USPTO budget forecasting

Trademark Public Advisory Committee – meeting slides July 28, 2017 by erik5733 on Scribd

 

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