Patent and Trademark Office December 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Madrid Protocol
Document Number: 2018-26847
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites comments on a proposed extension of an existing information collection: 0651-0051 (Madrid Protocol).
Practitioner Conduct and Discipline
Document Number: 2018-26846
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites comments on this proposed extension of an existing information collection.
International Trademark Classification Changes
Document Number: 2018-26373
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issues a final rule to incorporate classification changes adopted by the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (Nice Agreement). These changes are effective January 1, 2019, and are listed in the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (11th ed., ver. 2019), which is published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).