2022 Brings New Requirements Via ID.me for Filing Trademark Applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office: Second Addendum

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Charlotte Cuccia

This post is an update. Read the original post here and the first addendum here.  We have previously reported on the proposed requirement of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) that parties filing trademark applications provide biometric data to a private company, ID.me, and the subsequent backlash against a similar proposal requiring identity verification […]

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2022 Brings New Requirements Via ID.me for Filing Trademark Applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office

In August, 2018, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) announced that effective April 9, 2022 all parties, including lawyers, individuals or representatives of large or small businesses wishing to file a trademark application, will be required to have a USPTO.gov account and provide certain personal information to establish their identity. ID.me, a third […]

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