USPTO Announces New Trademark Rule

By July 9, 2019 News

PORTLAND, OR, July 9, 2019// For Immediate Release:

Tuesday, July 2, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced a new rule that requires all foreign-domiciled trademark applicants, registrants and parties to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings to be represented by a U.S.-licensed attorney in all trademark matters before the USPTO. This rule comes into effect starting August 3, 2019.

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