Supreme Court's B&B decision raises the stakes at TTAB
The Supreme Court’s decision on the preclusive effect of Trademark Trial and Appeal Board rulings means that brand owners may have to prepare a lot more carefully for TTAB proceedings
On March 24 the Supreme Court ruled in B&B Hardware v Hargis Industries that issue preclusion should apply to rulings by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board as long as the ordinary requirements for issue preclusion are met and the uses...
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