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USPTO establishes audit programme for trade mark affidavits of use


The USPTO recently made permanent a pilot programme to conduct random audits of post-registration affidavits of use. Jason Vogel and Sam Kilb explain what trade mark owners need to know about the changes and suggest best practices

On February 17 2017, the USPTO amended its rules in the Federal Register to make permanent the pilot programme under which it conducted random audits of post-registration affidavits of use. This move represents an effort by the USPTO to curtail...


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RT @EU_IPO: What are the main threats posed by counterfeiting & piracy in the EU and how to combat them? Read the report: https://t.co/hDX

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At @HogarthChambers summer seminar Richard Davis is discussing why he lost Action Storage unregistered design case!… https://t.co/aFjJxzR8rG

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Big #UPC news in UK: Order on Privileges & Immunities laid in Parliament today - final step in #UPCA ratification!… https://t.co/OUdPPewXss

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