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Taproot Security Comments on Comodo "Let's Encrypt" Trademark Move

Asks USPTO to reject Comodo Group applications in favor of non-profit ISRG


Saint Paul, MN, June 24, 2016 –

Taproot Security submitted a letter to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) expressing concern about Comodo Group's move to claim trademarks in use by "Let's Encrypt", an initiative by non-profit Internet Security Research Group to make Internet web security  widely and freely available.


Further details, including text of Taproot Security's letter, can be found at .


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To learn more about this announcement, please contact

Michael McCormick

Founder & President

Taproot Security, LLC


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