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Tacking inquiry a question for jury: USSC

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of United States ruled that whether two trademarks may be tacked for purposes of determin­ing priority is a question for the jury, not judges. “Be­cause the tacking inquiry operates from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Courts should give preclusive effect to TTAB decisions: USSC

The Supreme Court of the United States held that a court should give preclusive effect to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decisions in a suit for trademark infringement if the ordinary ele­ments of issue preclusion are met. “So long … Continue reading

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