IP COMMITTEE MEETING THIS THURSDAY 10:00-12:00 AND CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Hi all

Thursday’s IP Committee Meeting will include a presentation by the Copyright Office’s Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Public Information and Education, Catherine “Catie” Zaller Rowland, bringing you up to speed on the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (CASE Act of 2019) 

Don’t forget to register in advance – here is the registration link https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsdOitrj8pHdTjpMeoc2cbKh4wZAHm8e0q

Also, the IP Committee is looking for volunteers to serve as Committee liaisons to other BLS committee, including the Pro Bono Committee, the Communications Committee, the CLE Committee, and the Membership Committee.  If interested, please email me offline at [email protected]

Jim

Matulis IP Law

USPTO issues Final Rule Setting and adjusting Trademark fees

Trademark Alert

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is setting and adjusting Trademark and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board fees for the first time in nearly three years through its Final Rule, effective January 2, 2021. This represents the end of a multi-year review and adjustment process.

To learn more about the fee changes, please visit the Summary of FY 2020 Final Trademark Fee Rule page of the USPTO website.

Reminder – Symposium Steering Committee Call Today at 2:00 p.m.

Hi all

The IP Symposium Committee conference call is today at 2:00.  It should be a short call, primarily focused on members updating the committee on the status of vetting their assigned topics per the Minutes found here:  2017-08-22 SUMMARY OF TELECONFERENCE FOR 9TH IP SYMPOSIUM – sent

The call in information is:

Dial In – (641) 715-3580
Access Code: 711739

Thanks

Jim