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Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (Sixth Edition, Revision 1, Oct. 2009)

Year of current version:2009
Date of Text (Published):October 27, 2009
Type of Text:IP Legal Literature
Subject Matter:Trademarks
Notes:
Published on behalf of the Patent and Trademark Office under the United States Department of Commerce. From the Foreword:
"The Manual is published to provide trademark examining attorneys in the USPTO, trademark applicants, and attorneys and representatives for trademark applicants, with a reference work on the practices and procedures relative to prosecution of applications to register marks in the USPTO. The Manual contains guidelines for Examining Attorneys and materials in the nature of information and interpretation, and outlines the procedures which Examining Attorneys are required or authorized to follow in the examination of trademark applications."
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WIPO Lex No.:US188

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