Committee Scope: USPTO Operations Relating to Trademarks

Practice before the USPTO with respect to the preparation, filing, and prosecution of trademark applications, the registration of trademarks, and ex parte trademark matters not within the scope of other committees, including:

(1)  the administration of the trademark examining operation of the USPTO and its fees and services;

(2)  ex parte appeals to, and registrability proceedings before, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; and

(3)  changes to the TMEP, the TBMP, and the Trademark Rules of Practice.

Subcommittee on Ex Parte Practice

Subcommittee on Inter Partes Practice