McKool Smith principal Nick Matich spoke with Intellectual Property Magazine on the USPTO issued notice on proposed rulemaking to implement the Trademark Modernization Act (TMA). Nick commented, "The problem of erroneous or fraudulent registration of marks not actually used in commerce is one the office has been dealing with for some time…. The office's notice at proposed rulemaking for the Trademark Modernization Act is an important part of that effort and hopefully will improve the accuracy of the register as practitioners take advantage of the new mechanisms available to them." Read the full article here.


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