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USPTO Seeking Comments on Proposed Patent Fee Adjustments

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to set or adjust …
By U.S.P.T.O.
1 year ago 1

USPTO Announces Patents for Humanity Winners

USPTO is giving four awards and two honorable mentions in the 2016 Patents for Humanity awards. Award recipients receive public recognition at an award ceremony arranged by the …
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1 year ago 0

USPTO to Host Patent Quality Community Symposium

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host a Patent Quality Community Symposium on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at USPTO’s …
By U.S.P.T.O.
2 years ago 0

Trademark System Maintenance Scheduled for December 4 – 6

The Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) will be unable to process payments on Friday, December 4, 2015, from 12:01 a.m. until 4:00 a.m. ET and on Saturday, December 5, 2015, from 6 …
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2 years ago 0

USPTO Systems Maintenance on December 5th

Due to maintenance required on USPTO systems, access to Public PAIR, Private PAIR, EFS-Web and EFS-Web Contingency will be unavailable beginning 12:01 a.m. and ending at 11:59 p.…
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2 years ago 0

Statement by USPTO on Alleged Patent Examiner Time and Attendance Abuse

In a statement released late afternoon on Thursday, USPTO Chief Communications Office Todd Elmer explained that the USPTO "takes very seriously even one incidence of time and …
By U.S.P.T.O.
2 years ago 3

Trademark System Maintenance

On May 8th through May 10th, the USPTO will perform maintenance on the following trademark …
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 0

USPTO Offers New Tool to Receive Email Alerts when Patent Applications Publish

Through a partnership with Reed Technology and Information Services, the USPTO announces the release of the Patent Application Alert Service. This system provides customized, email alerts to …
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 3

USPTO Announces Patents For Humanity Winners

The Patents for Humanity Award is the top award for applicant’s best representing the Patents for Humanity principles. Award recipients will receive public recognition at an …
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 0

USPTO Appoints New Deputy for Trademark Operations

The USPTO today announced the appointment of Meryl Hershkowitz as Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations. In her new position, Hershkowitz will oversee the examination and processing of …
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 0

Summit on the Future of Urban Innovation

The summit will bring together entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, government officials, and thought leaders in the innovation ecosystem to engage on how government, academia, and industry can …
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 0

Hague Agreement on Designs goes into effect on May 13, 2015

The USPTO will soon publish the Final Rules governing processing and examination of international design applications filed pursuant to the Hague Agreement. The Agreement and the USPTO’…
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 3

National Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2015 inductees

The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), announced the 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees, all of whom …
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 1

USPTO to host forum to discuss e-filing of trademark appeals

The USPTO is in the process of redesigning its IT systems to take advantage of new technology that will allow end-to-end electronic processing of trademark matters. The …
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 0

Mary Denison Appointed as New Commissioner for Trademarks

Since June 2011, Denison has served as the Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations, where she has been responsible for USPTO trademark application, legal examination and registration processes. She …
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3 years ago 0