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In the latest phase of the implementation of the Trademark Modernization Act 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will open two new ex-parte cancellation proceedings on 27 December 2021, called “trademark expungement” and “trademark re-examination.” Through these new avenues, third parties may now request cancellation of some or all of the goods […]

What is “Trademark Expungement”?

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The USPTO is increasing trademark filing fees beginning Jan. 2, 2020. According to the USPTO, the changes in trademark fees will: allow the USPTO to continue to recover the prospective aggregate costs of strategic and operational trademark and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board goals […] including associated administrative costs, and to further USPTO strategic objectives […]

USPTO Increases Trademark Fees

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Caroline J. Fox has been named a Superlawyers “Rising Star” for her work in the intellectual property field. This is Ms. Fox’s second Superlawyers Rising Star selection. From Superlawyers: “Caroline J. Fox is an attorney who represents clients in the Richmond, Virginia area. Caroline Fox is recognized by peers and was selected to Rising Stars […]

Caroline J. Fox named to 2020 Superlawyers “Rising Star” List

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