Mandatory Electronic Filing to be Delayed Until February 15, 2020

Written December 19, 2019

The US Patent & Trademark Office announced that it will delay the effective date of its mandatory electronic filing rule change from December 21, 2019 to February 15, 2020.

Under this change, trademark applicants and registrants will be required to file their trademark applications and documents concerning trademark applications and registrations online using the USPTO's Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS). Read more about how this federal trademark rule change affects you on the USPTO website.