Patent & Trademark Association Inc., in response to a civil action filed by Leason Ellis LLP against Patent & Trademark Association Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, is permanently discontinuing its trademark services in the United States. Patent & Trademark Association Inc. is not affiliated with Leason Ellis LLP, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or any other government agency or organization.  Patent & Trademark Association Inc. are not lawyers and cannot provide legal advice. All further inquiries should be directed to Leason Ellis LLP.