Our 2(d) Citation subscription continues to build popularity at a great pace. In just over a month, many of the top IP firms have caught the 2(d) fever and subscribed. We really appreciate your enthusiasm, feedback and support, and look forward to bringing you even more innovation in services soon!
We’ve gone live with our innovative 2(d) Citation Watch! Aggregating difficult to extract info from the USPTO, we reveal trademarks refused under section 2(d) together with the marks that were cited in the refusal by the PTO examiners. Now you can easily see which of your clients marks the PTO has used under section 2(d) to refuse others.
1. Won’t reviewing the reports generated by the bulk trademark watching service add to my already busy workload? Our reports are concise and logically presented, sorted by client, owners or correspondent, and can be easily reviewed for items that may be of further interest to you. You need only take minutes to spot potential opportunities. Furthermore, you have the freedom to schedule your review anytime you decide; you are under no pressure nor obligation from your client to do so. 2. How can the bulk watch service increase my TTAB litigation practice? Simply put, the more trademarks you watch the greater your chance to find matches leading to potential opposition work. Moreover, you can also use this information to solicit business either from new clients or from clients whose marks you may not be the correspondent for. Either way, by showing your diligence in their interests, you stand an excellent chance of representing them in future TTAB litigation. 3. Will the service increase my liability towards my clients? Since your client has not specifically engaged you to watch their mark(s), there is no expectation for you to take action, nor liability on your part if you choose not to inform […]