Update of Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP) and TEAS Forms

by John Roberts on July 11, 2015

On July 11, 2015, the USPTO issued the July 2015 TMEP, which incorporates changes made in accordance with the following rule: Changes in Requirements for Collective Trademarks and Service Marks, Collective Membership Marks, and Certification Marks, published June 11, 2015 at 80 FR 33170. For a listing of all the revised sections, see the “Index to Changes in TMEP July 2015” document that is posted as part of the TMEP. In addition, the TEAS forms were also updated to incorporate the rule changes and to increase the attachment size for each PDF to 30 MB. For more information on the TEAS release, see www.uspto.gov/trademarks-application-process/filing-online/highlights-teas-54-release.

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