TMEP 1505.02(a): Amendments to the Identification

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1505.02(a)    Amendments to the Identification

If an applicant proposes to amend the identification after publication by restricting or deleting items in the existing identification, and the amendment is otherwise proper, the USPTO will approve the amendment, and the mark will not be republished.  Amendments to add to or broaden the scope of an identification are not permitted at any time. See 37 C.F.R. §2.71(a); TMEP §§1402.07 et seq.