WHAT’S TAKING SO LONG AT THE U.S. TRADEMARK OFFICE?
Since Fall 2020, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has experienced an unprecedented surge in trademark filings from both U.S. and foreign applicants. The USPTO released a report in June 2021 stating that trademark filings at the USPTO increased roughly 63% over 2020, which translates to about 211,000 more applications. See:Director's Blog. This surge [...]