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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement from the Press Secretary on the "Trademark Technical and Conforming Amendment Act of 2010"

ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010, THE PRESIDENT SIGNED INTO LAW:

S. 2968, the “Trademark Technical and Conforming Amendment Act of 2010”, which amends trademark law to extend the grace period from 3 months to 6 months for international registrants filing “affidavits of use” to extend trademark registration and to allow international registrants.