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This Web site allows you to share comments and suggestions regarding particular sections of the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP). The goal is to provide a forum for discussions of the legal standards, policies, and procedures presented in the TMEP and for suggestions for future TMEP revisions.

From time to time, we may also post for comment proposed revisions or exam guides prior to their incorporation in the TMEP.

Please note that this discussion board provides a forum for public suggestions and discussion relating to the TMEP. Although the USPTO moderates this discussion board, the USPTO generally will not respond to the comments. However, the comments will be reviewed and considered by TMEP editorial staff in connection with periodic updates of the TMEP.

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