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WTP Trademark Scam Targets Trademark Applicants

If you have filed a trademark application with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, there is a good chance that you will be targeted as part of some scam.  It is, unfortunately, pretty common for applicants to receive fake bills in the mail after filing.  One such company sending out these scam invoices is WTP.  … Read more

WTMR Scam Letters Sent to Trademark Applicants

When filing a trademark application, you will need to provide contact information for the Trademark Office.  The information that you provide (in most cases) will be public.  This gives scammers the opportunity to reach out and see if they can trick people into giving them money.  WTMR (World Trademark Register) is one such company.  They … Read more

SCAM ALERT: Patent and Trademark Institute

Patent and Trademark Institute

In a previous post, I discussed trademark scams and how they are used to defraud individuals and businesses out of large amounts of money.  Today I thought I would revisit this issue and provide another example.  A client recently came to me with the above PTMI Patent and Trademark Institute notice.  I want to use … Read more

Beware Trademark Scams and Solicitations for Money

Trademark scams have been around for years.  There are many companies running these hoaxes, despite crackdowns and criminal prosecutions.  They send letters to trademark applicants saying that they require additional fees.  And some people will send them hundreds of dollars.  The above letter is an example that one of my clients received.  This post will … Read more

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