Assessing Use-Based Trademark Challenges in view of B&B Hardware and Adidas

Assessing Use-Based Trade…

During the webinar, David Hannon discusses the recent Federal Circuit case clarifying the broad interpretation of “interstate commerce” applicable in analyzing “use” at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  David then reviews immediately preceding TTAB decisions on use-based challenges, discussing how the clarified standard may have impacted those results and, in turn, strategies for practicing in view of this clarified standard and the potential preclusive effect of TTAB proceedings, per the Supreme Court’s B&B Hardware decision.

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