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Nov 11, 2015 (Newsletter Issue 17/15)
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Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure Updated


On October 30, 2015, the USPTO issued the October 2015 Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP), which incorporates USPTO trademark practice and relevant case law reported prior to October 1, 2015.

The policies stated in this revision supersede any previous policies stated in prior editions, examination guides, or any other statement of USPTO policy, to the extent that there is any conflict.

More information on the October 2015 TMEP Highlights can be seen here

Source: www.uspto.gov