Earlier this year, we reported on private companies that use public information in the USPTO trademark database to solicit fees from trademark applicants and registrants for unnecessary services. The USPTO issued an official warning about these scam communications and urged recipients to report them to the USPTO. Recently, the USPTO posted several examples of these non-USPTO solicitations.1 The examples show how these deceptive invoices can appear “official” by supplying specific information about a trademark application or registration file; however, they request payment for fees not required and often have factual errors regarding trademark rules.  In short, they are scams. As a reminder, all official correspondence from the U.S. Government will come from the “United States Patent and Trademark Office” in Alexandria, VA, and if by e-mail, specifically from the domain “@uspto.gov.” Entities with similar names, such as the United State Trademark Registration Office, Patent & Trademark Agency, Trademark Renewal Service, and others may appear to be legitimate, but they are not.  They have no affiliation with the USPTO and are just trying to separate trademark owners from their money. Also, the USPTO will not communicate directly with an applicant or registrant represented by counsel.