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  • December 29, 2022

    USPTO DOCX ANNOUNCEMENT

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has delayed the implementation of the non-DOCX filing surcharge until April 3, 2023.

  • October 19, 2022

    USPTO Alert - Office Action response deadlines for trademark applicants

    For those who have filed or will file trademark applications in the USPTO, we wish to inform you of an important update from the USPTO regarding Office Action response deadlines.

  • October 14, 2022

    USPTO DOCX ANNOUNCEMENT

    Our previous announcement of November 24, 2021 noted that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) delayed implementation of the non-DOCX filing surcharge until January 1, 2023. The USPTO has not announced whether there is a need to delay implementation beyond January 1, 2023.

Insights

  • December 29, 2022

    Key Topics in IP for 2023

    by Eugene T. Perez | IPWatchdog

    Eugene Perez is quoted in IPWatchdog discussing key issues to watch in 2023

  • December 26, 2022

    Key U.S. Supreme Court Developments in 2022 and Outlook for 2023

    by Hailey R. Bureau, Ph.D. | IPWatchdog

    As the 2022 year comes to an end, Dr. Hailey Bureau reflects on the Intellectual Property industry and the key SCOTUS decisions of 2022 that impacted patent and trademark law.

  • November 16, 2022

    From the TTAB - The RV Factory, LLC granted Petition for Cancellation

    by Michael T. Smith | Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

    BSKB would like to congratulate The RV Factory for successfully petitioning to cancel US Registration No. 5252621. The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has granted the Petition of Cancellation on November 16, 2022, Cancellation No. 92068961.

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP is an internationally-recognized and highly-respected intellectual  property law firm committed to obtaining and enforcing IP rights for our clients.

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