Yet another scam targeting owners of trademark registrations. This one looks like so many that we have already seen over the last few years. It is from IPTI – International Patent & Trademark Index. For just $2,356 they will register your trademark their database. I have never heard of their database, their database is not complete, and I have never once heard a trademark professional refer to their database as a resource.
Will the USPTO, TPAC, the Department of Justice, the Small Business Administration, the Federal Trademark Commission, the Department of Commerce, or the U.S. Postal Service ever get serious about stopping these scam solicitations and prosecuting the offenders?
WIPO also appears to feature a warning about IPTI, but the USPTO page has no details on them.