MISSING A DEADLINE ON FILING A RESPONSE IN TRADEMARK PRACTICE

Trademark law is a little more forgiving for disorganized procrastinators than other areas of law. This is a good thing.  First, to qualify the glaring colloquialism, the Trademark Law refers to Title 15, Chapter 22 of the United States Code, otherwise known as the Lanham Act. The Lanham Act sets up rules and standards for examination and enforcement of trademarks. The act also authorizes the director of the Trademark Office to create rules of practice at the Trademark Office. These rules have been codified under Title 37 of the Code of Federal…

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