Last week, a
fifth person was convicted for his role in a scam that defrauded thousands of trademark applicants. We are proud to
have assisted federal law enforcement officials in this recent example of the
solicitations that continue to target our
We continue to work hard to
publicize and combat this ongoing issue. The USPTO Commissioner for Trademarks Mary
Boney Denison writes about our ongoing efforts in her blog post, USPTO
fights fraudulent trademark solicitations.
On July 26, the Trademark Organization and the Trademark Public
Advisory Committee plan to hold a roundtable discussion on fraudulent
solicitations. If you or your client would like to share your experience with a
fraudulent advertisement at the roundtable, please contact Leigh Lowry at TMPolicy@uspto.gov.