Overview of the USPTO's trademark register protection initiatives

Trademarks Webinar Series for experienced practitioners

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 23 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

There will also be time for participants to ask questions about any of these initiatives. You may submit your questions before the event to TMWebinar@uspto.gov

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

This event is approved for 1.5 hours of Virginia CLE credit. All verified participants will 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 TMWebinar@uspto.gov.

This event is part of a series: Trademarks Webinar Series