Michael Kelber, co-chair of the Intellectual Property practice group, was recently quoted in the World Trademark Review article “How to Turn Unprecedented USPTO Pendency Times Into a Win.” The article discusses the high trademark wait times at the USPTO and how it affects practitioners and applicants.
Kelber, a thought leader in the trademark world, expresses concerns about delays impacting clients' enforcement efforts but remains optimistic. He points out that the delay rarely impairs underlying rights and can even benefit applicants by reducing costs for extensions of time. Kelber advises managing client expectations and providing early notice to set reasonable expectations.
Read the full article on World Trademark Review here.