USPTO Extends Comment Period on "Trademark Bully" Survey

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Last October, as you may recall, I wrote this in a post entitled "The Mark of a Real Trademark Bully":

[T]he U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is currently seeking information about various litigation tactics, including whether "you think trademark “bullies” are currently a problem for trademark owners, and if so, how significant is the problem?" If you have an opinion on these questions, please share your views below, and the USPTO would like to hear from you here.

The initial deadline for comments to the USPTO was January 7, 2011, and for those of you who missed the opportunity, the deadline has been extended a month to February 7, 2011. By the way, anyone know the reason for the extension?

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