Preparing an effective letter of protest

Trademarks Webinar Series for experienced practitioners

Are you a trademark practitioner interested in learning how to prepare letters of protest to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) under the new 37 C.F.R. Section 2.149? Do you want insight into specific requirements for letters of protest?  Register now for the latest installment of the Trademarks Webinar Series on December 2 from 3-4:30 p.m. ET. Join John Dalier, Attorney Advisor in the Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy, as he provides an overview of letters of protest best practices and highlights key areas, including: 

  • Appropriate subject matter
  • Strict evidence requirements
  • Common pitfalls when filing a letter of protest

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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 are 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. All registrants will receive an email with the video link when it is ready.

CLE credit details

The USPTO has submitted this event for 1.5 hours of continuing legal education (CLE) credit  in Virginia only. All verified participants will receive a certificate of attendance and presentation materials, which you may use to attempt to receive credit in your state. Please refer to your state bar association’s rules and guidelines. We are unable to assist participants with obtaining CLE credit outside of Virginia.


John Dalier, Attorney Advisor in the Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy

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This event is part of a series: Trademarks Webinar Series