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Trademark-Relations with the USPTO

Sec. 1.  This committee shall consider issues relating to the activity and operations of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and its reviewing courts, of concern to the profession, trademark owners, and the public as they relate to inter partes proceedings involving trademarks.

Sec. 2.  This committee shall consider issues relating to the activities and operations of the Examination Division of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and ex parte appeals to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of concern to the profession, trademark owners, and the public.

Sec. 3.  This committee shall consider trademark-related searching clearance, registrability, use, and transactional issues of concern to the profession and trademark owners.

Sec. 4.  This committee shall give attention to the foregoing and make recommendations to the Board in regard thereto.​

 

 Committee Documents

 
  
  
  
AIPLA Trademark Relations with the USPTO Committee 4th Qtr Report.pdf
  
12/4/2015 3:42 PM
AIPLA_Summary of Phone Conferenc w-USPTO Reps_Sept 26 2017.pdf
  
9/28/2017 3:15 PM
Summary of USPTO and CTMO Presentations -December 7 2016.pdf
  
12/22/2016 12:08 PM
USPTO Random Audit Procedure.pdf
  
9/28/2017 3:32 PM
v3-AIPLA_TTAB_Rules_Package_Subcommittee_Comments.pdf
  
5/3/2016 11:35 AM
 

 Committee Announcements

 
  
Announcement Description
  

The USPTO hosted a half-day outreach program for U.S. companies on the requirements for filing trademark applications in the U.S. and China, including 3-D trademarks.  Our committee's Vice Chair, Gabrielle Roth, provided the following write upattend this program and provided a summary of the program.  Please refer to the document above titled "Summary of USPTO and CTMO Presentations".