As of 3rd August 2019, all foreign domiciled applicants, registrants or other parties to a trademark proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) must be represented by a U.S.-licensed attorney. The aim of this significant change is to increase accountability, the accuracy of applications, and to ensure the integrity of the USPTO`s trademark register.
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