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Joseph Matal, a Haynes and Boone partner. Courtesy photo

Trademark legislation contained in Congress’ coronavirus relief package offers some powerful tools for policing infringement and clearing fraudulent registrations from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s books, according to a former leader of the agency.

Haynes and Boone partner Joseph Matal, who was acting director of the agency in 2017, said the Trademark Modernization Act “is a big deal.”

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Scott Graham

Scott Graham focuses on intellectual property and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He writes ALM's Skilled in the Art IP briefing. Contact him at [email protected]

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