Trademark and Copyright Prosecution

If you are a foreign company or foreign attorney used to directly filing U.S. trademark applications from overseas, be prepared for a big change on August 3. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced that, effective as of August 3, 2019, all foreign-domiciled trademark applicants, registrants, and parties to Trademark Trial and

The U.S. government no longer has the authority to bar federal trademark registration for words or symbols that it determines to be immoral, obscene, vulgar or profane. On Monday, June 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court (the Court) struck down a longstanding federal prohibition on the registration of “immoral or scandalous” trademarks, holding that such