United States Patent and Trademark Office
PREFACE TO THE JUNE 2023 REVISION
The June 2023 revision is an update of the June 2022 edition. This update is moderate in nature and incorporates relevant case law issued between March 4, 2022 and March 3, 2023.
The title of the manual is abbreviated as "TBMP." A citation to a section of the manual may be written as "TBMP § _____ (2023)."
As with previous editions, this edition is available online at the TTAB home page of the USPTO web site in a searchable, printable format as well as in PDF. Archived editions of the TBMP are also available at the TTAB's home page.
Several TTAB judges, attorneys, paralegals, and professional staff contributed to this year’s annual update. Their efforts in ensuring an accurate and timely update are very appreciated.
Senior Counsel and TBMP Editor
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board