USPTO publishes proposed rule changes to implement Hague Agreement

December 4, 2013

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) proposed changes to implement the Hague Agreement concerning international registration of industrial designs on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.

As a leading design patent firm, Banner & Witcoff will evaluate the new rules and submit comment to the USPTO on behalf of our design-driven clients. The firm will also continue to monitor and publish analysis on future USPTO actions involving the Hague Agreement.

Questions regarding the proposed changes can be directed to Banner & Witcoff attorneys Robert S. Katz, Darrell G. Mottley or Richard S. Stockton.

The full Federal Register Notice with details on the proposed rule changes can be found here.

Posted: December 4, 2013