Currently, Appendix D treats LTD. as if it is only used in Commonwealth countries, when it is actually used throughout the United States as an indication of a corporation. This should be corrected.
it woudl be helpful to have a section in the manual instructing on how to submit a request under the trademark office's Consistency Initative Program. Currently, the TMEP does not even mention the program.
It would be better if the list of corporate entity types that are available to be selected from the drop-down list in TEAS were limited to the corporate entity types that exist in the jurisdiction in which the corporate applicant exists. The list is extremely long at present and you have to scroll down through numerous corporate entity types that are not applicable to find the correct one. So, for example, if the applicant ...more »