Don’t Forget That Domain Name!

Since the inception of the Internet bad faith domain name registrants, or “cyber-squatters”, have sought to capitalize on and interfere with the exclusive trademark rights of others.  The traditional scam involves the cyber-squatter registering a domain name...

MPEP REVISIONS

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued a revision of the ninth edition of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (“MPEP”) on January 25, 2018 to provide updated information on patent examination policy and procedure (“January 2018 revision”)....

U.S. Copyright Office Announces New Fee Schedule

Starting on May 2, 2014, the U.S. Copyright Office will have a new fee schedule that reflects a multiyear process of studying current fees, evaluating budget requirements, and considering comments from the public.  This is the first change in the fee schedule since...