us patent and trademark office

July 2011 Trademark Group Lunch

July 21, 2011

Topics covered in this month’s Trademark Group presentation include:

- US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is now emailing acceptance of 8 & 15 declarations,

- a proposed rule to permit the USPTO to require more than one specimen for declarations of use,

- .XXX domain names,

- a review of the case concerning John Dillinger’s right of publicity,

- a case concerning the MUSCLE MAIZE trademark is descriptive, and

- a case concerning word reversal in trademarks. 

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