Sections
Roundtables
Programs and Events
Handling Complex Prosecution Issues
Program


 

 

 Program

 

I. Filing Tricks and Traps

1. Fees and Classes.

2. Filing Bases.
II. Prosecution

1. Technicalities.

2. Substantive Refusals. 
        a. Failure to function as a mark.
        b. Immoral or Scandalous Matter.
        c. Disparaging.
        d. Deceptive.
        e. Confusion Refusals.
        f. Descriptiveness Refusals.
        g. Refusal based on Geographically Deceptive and Geographically Deceptively Misdescriptive Marks.
        h. Surname Refusals.
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3. Madrid Protocol Considerations/Extensions of Protection to the U.S.
III.    Enforcement
 

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