USPTO to hear public feedback on implementation of the Trademark Modernization Act (TMA)

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Beginning 1pm ET March 1, the USPTO will listen to public input on issues relating to the implementation of the TMA during a special online roundtable.

If you have opinions on how the USPTO should implement the TMA, please sign up to share your thoughts during the public roundtable. Speaking slots are limited due to time restraints, but many are still available. Comments must relate specifically to TMA implementation and not exceed five minutes in length.

The USPTO will also accept written comments at any time relating to TMA implementation, or any other trademark topic, submitted to

After opening remarks and a brief overview of the statutory provisions of the TMA, the USPTO will hear public input. Please keep in mind that the USPTO cannot comment on the substance of the draft implementing regulations until the notice of proposed rulemaking issues through in the spring.

For more information and to register for the roundtable, please visit the TMA roundtable event page on the USPTO website.