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United States Patent and Trademark Office Announces ID Manual Updates

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced that it will publish new and updated goods and services identifications and classifications in its ID Manual. The update will be effective January 1, 2016. Classifying goods and services in […]


Burchman, J.J.The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced that it will publish new and updated goods and services identifications and classifications in its ID Manual. The update will be effective January 1, 2016. Classifying goods and services in a trademark application utilizing the ID Manual reduces the chances that an office action will issue seeking a clarification and/or amendment via an office action and may lead to a quicker acceptance and approval of a trademark application.


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