TMEP 1215.08(b): Adding or Deleting gTLDs in Other Marks

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1215.08(b)    Adding or Deleting gTLDs in Other Marks

If a mark that is not used as an Internet domain name includes a gTLD, adding or deleting the gTLD may be a material alteration.

Example: Deleting the term.COM from the mark ".COM ☼" used on sports magazines would materially change the mark.