Overview of the USPTO's trademark register protection initiatives

Trademark registration symbol under a magnifying glass

Are you concerned about the accuracy of the U.S. trademark register in light of the increased bogus claims of use and improper submissions to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)? Register now for the latest installment of the Trademarks Webinar Series on September 16 from 3-4:30 p.m. ET. Learn from Amy Cotton, Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy, about the USPTO’s register protection initiatives, including: 

  • Post Registration Audit Program
  • Mandatory account login
  • Examining attorney guidance on digitally created or altered specimens
  • Special task force
  • U.S. counsel rule
  • Trademark Modernization Act of 2020

You'll also have the opportunity to ask questions related to these initiatives.

Register now

This webinar is intended for trademark professionals and will use a high degree of legal terminology and concepts. 

Our popular Trademarks Webinar Series events fill up fast, so register now to save your spot.  If you're unable to attend, we will post a recording of this event here and on the Trademarks Webinar Series page within three weeks of its conclusion.

CLE credit details

The USPTO is applying for CLE credit in Virginia for this course. Participants will also receive a certificate of attendance and presentation materials for acquiring CLE credit in other states. 


Amy Cotton, Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy

Accessibility and contact

This webinar is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Captioning will be provided. Other reasonable accommodations may be available upon request. For any questions about this webinar, please contact TM_Webinar@uspto.gov.

This event is part of a series: Trademarks Webinar Series