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USPTO Trademark Webinar: Trademark Register Protection Intiatives

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Are you concerned about the accuracy of the U.S. trademark register in light of the increased bogus claims of use and improper submissions to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)? Register now for the latest installment of the Trademarks Webinar Series on September 16 from 3-4:30 p.m. ET. Learn from Amy Cotton, Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy, about the USPTO’s register protection initiatives, including: 

  • Post Registration Audit Program
  • Mandatory account login
  • Examining attorney guidance on digitally created or altered specimens
  • Special task force
  • U.S. counsel rule
  • Trademark Modernization Act of 2020

There will also be time for participants to ask questions about any of these initiatives. You may submit your questions before the event to 

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This webinar is intended for trademark professionals and will use a high degree of legal terminology and concepts. 

USPTO's popular Trademarks Webinar Series events fill up fast, so register now to save your spot.  If you're unable to attend, USPTO will post a recording of this event here and on the Trademarks Webinar Series page within three weeks of its conclusion.

CLE credit details

This event is approved for 1.5 hours of Virginia CLE credit. All participants will receive a certificate of attendance and presentation materials for acquiring CLE credit in other states.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.