USPTO Will No Longer Mail Paper Trademark Registration Certificates

USPTO Will No Longer Mail Paper Trademark Registration Certificates

Starting Tuesday, June 7, 2022, the US Patent and Trademark Office will begin issuing only electronic trademark registration certificates, accessible through the website https://tsdr.uspto.gov/.  Trademark owners will have the option to request paper “presentation”...
We Lost a Great Leader: Madeleine Albright

We Lost a Great Leader: Madeleine Albright

In January 2013, I had the privilege of being in the room with greatness.  My husband, Tony, and I attended the Kenner Lecture on Cultural Understanding and Tolerance at Lehigh University.  In an informal question and answer format, former Secretary of State Madeleine...
Will Patent Grants Keep Escalating in US?

Will Patent Grants Keep Escalating in US?

US utility patents have issued at a more rapid pace in the last ten years – see bar graph.  While it took almost 15 years (from 1976 to 1991) for one-million US utility patents to issue between US Pat. 4,000,000 and US Pat. 5,000,000, the pace of patenting has...