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