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  • Preserve Your Active Trademarks by Understanding and Avoiding New USPTO Fees

    By Procopio Associate Lisa Teixeira Águeda The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is imposing new fees in an effort to ensure the trademark registrations on the federal register are in use with all of the goods/services listed. If an owner fails to delete or provide proof of use for all the goods/services listed, a fee will be imposed. Ensuring registrations cover only the goods/services in use allows the USPTO to grant new applications and increases the utility of the federal regi...

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