On May 18, the USPTO published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to implement changes to trademark rules of practice authorized by the Trademark Modernization Act (TMA) of 2020. For information about the TMA and the related NPRM, please visit the PTO’s TMA webpage.
TMA Formal Public Comments
As described in the NPRM and TMA webpage, the PTO is seeking public comments on the proposed rules. If you and/or your colleagues are interested in providing comments, formal written comments should be submitted here by Monday, July 19, 2021. Detailed instructions on the submission process are described under the Submit Feedback section of the TMA webpage.