“Fraud on the PTO”

Here’s a special guest post on the TTABlog that lays out the state of the law regarding the increasingly confusing, and sometimes distressing, issue for trademark lawyers of what constitutes “fraud” in the prosecution and maintenance of federal trademark applications and registrations.  Anyone doing trademark prosecution or litigation should bookmark this.


  • This is a pre-Bose article that has little relevance in 2010.

  • You’re right Fred. Once again, this is my little way of checking if anyone’s paying attention.

    Yeah, right.

    I’m going to tuck this right back where it came from.