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Revised Exam Guide on U.S.-Licensed Attorney Requirement - Intellectual Property News

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Posted on: Nov 1, 2019

Intro by Jordan Downham, Quarles & Brady LLP

The USPTO has issued a 10-page examination guide regarding the new requirement that foreign-domiciled trademark applicants and registrants must list a U.S. licensed attorney of record. The ramifications of this requirement now include questions about determining an applicant’s “domicile” and restrictions on uses of P.O. boxes for an applicant’s address.

See the guide here.

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