The Latvian citizen behind the fraudulent operations of “Patent and Trademark Office, LLC” and “Patent and Trademark Bureau, LLC”, Viktors Suhorukovs, was sentenced to 52 months in federal prison and ordered to pay over $4.5 million in restitution by United States District Judge Donald C. Coggins, Jr. for the District of South Carolina. Earlier this year, on January 12, 2021, Suhorukovs pled guilty to four counts of mail fraud under 18 U.S.C. § 1341.
Favorable Decision Received in Trademark Cancellation Proceeding No. 92070059 Based Upon §2(a) False Suggestion of a Connection
by Victoria J. Schwartz (New York)More