Comments on Notice of Inquiry--Settlement Discussions

In the April 22, 2011 issue of the Federal Register (76 Fed. Reg. 22678) the USPTO published a Notice of Inquiry titled "Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Participation in Settlement Discussions," which sought comments from stakeholders on various questions set forth in the notice. The Board received comments from four individuals, three law firms and four intellectual property organizations. Below are links to the respective comments.

Individual Comments

Beth A. Chapman

John B. Farmer

Charles N. Quinn

Paul W. Reidl

Law Firm Comments

Erik M. Pelton & Associates, PLLC

Oliff & Berridge, PLC

von Maltitz, Derenberg, Kunin, Janssen & Giordano

Organization Comments

American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law and Section of Dispute Resolution (joint comments)

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Intellectual Property Owners Association

International Trademark Association