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By: Meredith Struby As seen in Intellectual Property Magazine Most organisation for economic cooperation and development (OECD) countries, including the…

USPTO Launches Pilot Program for Reporting Improper Trademark Specimens

IP News, Trademark

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) began a pilot program several days ago that will provide an easy avenue for reporting fake trademark specimens. Under the program, a third party may e-mail the USPTO at during a trademark application’s 30-day opposition window with evidence that a fake specimen was filed in the […]

FARM TO TABLE held to be not distinctive

IP News, Trademark

TTAB affirmed the examining attorney’s refusal to register the mark due to the descriptive nature and it would prevent competitors from using it to sell their own locally sourced food and wine.