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Lawyers ‘thrilled’ with USPTO trademark guidelines for foreign applicants

Rani Mehta, New York

While revisions to USPTO guidelines that require foreign trademark applicants to appoint a US counsel leave minor questions, lawyers say they provide clarity


Lawyers say that while the revised guidelines, released in September, provide clarification on representing non-US trademark filers, they don’t fundamentally change their understanding of the policy.

Purvi Patel Albers, a Dallas-based partner at Haynes and Boone, believes that the...

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