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Beware of Trademark Scammers Leveraging UPSTO Data

Intellectual Property attorneys Michael Kelber and Alexandra Maloney published an article on Law360 titled "Beware of Trademark Scammers Leveraging UPSTO Data." This article warns trademark applicants and registrants about the uptick in fraudulent emails, calls, and texts from scammers disguising themselves as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) or private registry services. Kelber and Maloney advise recipients to be cautious of urgent solicitations and to verify communications regarding trademark matters, emphasizing that official USPTO communications will come from a verified email address and that applicants and registrants should avoid providing sensitive information over the phone.

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