Yesterday I attended a Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA) presentation. Former USPTO Undersecretary David Kappos spoke about Artificial Intelligence and how the USPTO may deal with this new technlogy. He gave a great talk, and it was nice to see other Connecticut patent and trademark lawyers. For more information on CIPLA, go here.
This week I will be attending the NAPP annual meeting at the United States Patent and Trademark (USPTO ) headquarters in Alexandria, VA. The conference will keep me up to date on the latest developements in patent law and I will get to see old patent friends and make some new patent friends. The program agenda can be seen here.
I presented to the Inventors Association of Connecticut (IACT) this afternoon, May 17, 2022. The topic was Filing a Trademark Application at the USPTO. The members asked a lot of interesting and probing questions. We had a good turnout. Next month, Onyeka Obiocha Executive Director of CTNext will present. More information can be found here.
I will be giving a presentation on Trademarks at the Inventors Association of Connecticut on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 5 pm via. I will walk the attendees through how to file a trademark application at the USPTO. More information can be found here.
My longtime client Quint Higgins of Raleigh, NC recently obtained a registered trademark for 3RD DEGREE FIN SYSTEMS. My client is in the business of manufacturing and selling paddleboard fins; surfboard fins; fins for body boards; fin boxes for paddleboards; fin boxes for surfboards; fin boxes for body boards; surfboard accessories, namely, leashes, repair patches, traction pads, storage racks, carriers worn on body, holders worn on body, paddles, kits for building surfboards, bags, hydrofoils, deck grips. The trademark can be seen here.
My client, MITTAR, INC. of New Haven, CT recently received a trademark for their trademark HOUSE OF NAAN. House of Naan is a restaurant in New Haven, CT. I prepare and guided the trademark application throught the USPTO. The trademark can be seen here.
My client Jonathan Steeves of Sandy Hook, CT recently received his registered trademark from the USPTO for SQUARE BARREL. I prepared and prosecuted his trademark application through the USPTO. The trademark can be seen here. My client is in the business of making and selling containers for transport, commercial or industrial use.
My clients Sylwester Sudol and Ireneusz Sudol from the Naugatuck Valley Connecticut recently received their Patent from the USPTO for their Food scale with adjustable brackets I prepared, filed, and prosecuted the patent application on their behalf. You can see the patent here.
My client Ronald J. Reuter was recently issued a United States Patent on his Mooring apparatus and system. His patent can be seen here. I prepared his patent application and prosecuted it to issuance at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
On April 28, 2020 the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) further extended the time to file certain patent and trademark-related documents and to pay certain required fees, which otherwise would have been due between March 27 and May 31. The new deadline is June 1, 2020. This is in addition to the prior extension the USPTO had announced on March 31, 2020. Such an extension will be allowed if they are accompanied by a statement that the filing delay was due to the COVID-19 outbreak. More information can be found at the USPTO website here.