TPAC Meeting Summary: July 26, 2018

Last week, the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) met at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA. I attended the meeting in person. Belows is a rundown of key things covered in the meeting discussion. The USPTO’s slides can be found a the bottom. Director Andrei Iancu...

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TPAC Meeting Summary – May 4, 2018

Last Friday, the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) met at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA. I attended the meeting in person. The following are the highlights of the presentations and discussions; the full slides are available at the end of the post: Andrei Iancu...

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TPAC Meeting Summary: October 31, 2017

Yesterday, the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) met at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA. While I was unable to attend in person, I watched the streaming video live. Here is a rundown of key things covered in the meeting discussion: Opening Remarks – Joseph...

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TPAC Meeting Summary – July 28, 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...

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TPAC meeting summary – May 2017

Last Friday, the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) met at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA.  The handouts from the meeting are at the bottom of the post. Below is a summary of the key points discussed at the meeting, as reported by Associate John C....

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