Beware of scam from ITR targeting trademark owners

Another week, another scam targeting applicants and/or registrants for trademark protection at the USPTO. This offering for “Trademark Publication” from ITA provides no real value. It offers publication in their private database for the outrageous cost of $1380.00. The publication has no actual value. I...

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TPAC Meeting Summary: February 9, 2018

Last week, the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) met at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA. While I was unable to attend in person, I was able to watch the video. Here is a rundown of key things covered in the meeting discussion: New members...

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Beware of scam from “Domain Listings”

A client received the domain name scam below last week. This solicitation is similar to scams targeting trademark owners – it looks official and it is has zero legitimate value. An “Annual Website Domain Listing on internet directory” — so what? No one uses or...

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