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January 09, 2019

Correctable Errors in Trademark Owner Names

TCAM Today Blog

You’ve acquired a new trademark portfolio. Hooray! But wait … as you’re sorting through the marks you’re now handling, you notice some errors and inconsistencies in the owners’ information.

Don’t despair just yet.

You may be able to correct these mistakes by asking the PTO to amend the applications or registrations.

What we mean is that if a trademark owner incorrectly identifies itself, it might be possible to correct the error through an amendment. A quick note: here, we’re only talking about inadvertent errors made by the mark owner in good faith.

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