商標登録insideNews: Trademarks Administrative Sanctions Process | Federal Register

As part of the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO or Office) continuing efforts to protect the integrity of the U.S. trademark register, the Commissioner for Trademarks (Commissioner) has established an administrative process for investigating submissions filed with the USPTO in trademark matters that appear to violate the Trademark Rules of Practice, including the rules concerning signatures, certificates, and representation of others in trademark matters before the USPTO (collectively, the USPTO rules), and/or the USPTO website’s Terms of Use; and imposing sanctions, as appropriate.

情報源: Federal Register :: Trademarks Administrative Sanctions Process

最近パキスタン系の低価格代理会社に対して懲戒手続を行い大量の出願を無効とした米国特許商標庁ですが、その懲戒手続についてのルール化をしています。

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1. Preparing an effective letter of protest, 1:30:13

Preparing an effective letter of protest

Letter of protest (LOP)は第3者が或る他人の出願に対して登録すべきか否かに関する情報を証拠と共に提供する制度です。TMAで正式に制度化されています。

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1. Using ID.me to verify your identity as a trademark filer, 3:35

Using ID.me to verify your identity as a trademark filer

2.Identity verification for trademark filers, 1:28:02

Identity verification for trademark filers

商標登録insideNews: Applications impacted by show cause order issued to Abtach Ltd., 360 Digital Marketing LLC, and Retrocube LLC | USPTO

Applications filed by an entity listed in the Show Cause Order issued to Abtach Ltd., 360 Digital Marketing LLC, and Retrocube LLC on November 3, 2021 have been suspended. These entities are accused of committing fraud on applicants and the USPTO. Be suspicious of requests for additional fees; the USPTO does not require fees to respond to a show cause order. 

情報源: Applications impacted by show cause order issued to Abtach Ltd., 360 Digital Marketing LLC, and Retrocube LLC | USPTO

[2021.12.16 追記]

On December 10, 2021, the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a final order for sanctions against Yusha Zhang and Shenzhen Huanyee Intellectual Property Co.,

情報源: USPTO: Yusha Zhang & Shenzhen Huanyee Intellectual Property Co Sanctioned

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米国商標近代化法 (TMA, Trademark Modernization Act 2020)の概要

1.米国商標近代化法 不使用による取消手続 米国商標近代化法は2つの不使用を理由とする取消手続を設定しており、1つはexpungement(抹消)でもう1つはReexamination(再審査)です。以前は不使用を理由と …

商標登録insideNews: Identity verification for trademark filers | USPTO

On January 8, 2022, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will introduce identity verification for USPTO.gov account holders using the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) and TEAS international (TEASi). As part of this one-time verification process, we’re leveraging technology provided by ID.me to offer a convenient way to verify your identity and authenticate your USPTO.gov account online at no cost to you.

情報源: Identity verification for trademark filers | USPTO

ID.me –ID.me simplifies how individuals prove and share their identity online.

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1.E-commerce and China: Strategies for fighting online counterfeits, Part 1, 1:29:47

E-commerce and China: Strategies for fighting online counterfeits, Part 1

2.E-commerce and China: Strategies for fighting online counterfeits, Part 2 (Coming on December)