The Skate series is still in the hearts of fans. The series publisher's Instagram profile – Electronic Arts – has been flooded with requests to create the fourth part in six years. However, everything shows that the chances of its creation are low. This is due to data from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). According to them, the EA trademark rights expired on August 1 this year. Most interestingly, it followed their renewal in February 2018.
Detailed information on this topic is provided by the Justinian Legal Trademark Collection Service. Contains the entire history of trademark procedures skate. It indicates that the reason for the expiration of EA trademark rights is a lack of response to correspondence with the USPTO.
Everything indicates that EA has decided to finally give up the brand skate. We probably won't see the fourth installment of the cycle.