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The Top 5 Changes in the Trademark Modernization Act that Trademark Owners Need to Know

Cantor Colburn Client Alert

November 17, 2021

On November 17, 2021, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) finalized a series of new rules implementing the provisions of the Trademark Modernization Act (TMA). Many of these new rules have significant impact to trademark stakeholders.  Five of the most important changes are discussed in this Cantor Colburn Client Alert.

Overall, brand owners can expect the TMA to aid in protecting their trademarks and consumers.  Cantor Colburn has reviewed the provisions closely and will incorporate the new procedures into our practice.

Cantor Colburn’s Trademark & Copyright Practice has substantial experience representing clients in trademarks matters of all kinds; in fact, the firm is the #8 trademark law firm in the U.S. Please do not hesitate to contact Michelle Ciotola or your Cantor Colburn attorney with any questions you may have regarding this matter and your IP in general.

Audrey Trace and George Pelletier contributed to this alert.

Please note that each situation has its own unique circumstances and ramifications. This Client Alert is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice.

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