Understanding the trademark Post Registration Audit Program

The video recording of this expired event is posted above. You can watch recordings of all past Trademarks Webinar Series presentations on the Trademarks Webinar Series page.

 Also available is a PDF of the presentation slides featuring legal citations and cases.

Are you an experienced trademark filer interested in learning more about the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Post Registration Audit Program? Register now for the latest installment of the Trademarks Webinar Series on June 3 from 3-4:30 p.m. ET and learn from our expert attorneys as they discuss:

  • The significance of "use in commerce" 
  • History of the Post Registration Audit Program
  • What happens during an audit
  • Preparing for an audit
  • Responding to audits

You'll also have the opportunity to ask the experts questions related to the Post Registration Audit Program.

This webinar is not intended for first-time filers because it will use a high degree of legal terminology and concepts. 

Our popular Trademarks Webinar Series tends to fill up fast, so register now to save your spot.  If you're unable to attend, a recording of this event will be posted here and on the Trademarks Webinar Series page within three weeks of its conclusion. Consider bookmarking this page for future reference.

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. 


  • Montia Pressey, Senior Supervisory Attorney and Manager of the Post Registration Audit Program
  • Jordan Baker, Lead Attorney for the Post Registration Audit Program

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.