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Overview of 2016-17 Federal Court and TTAB Decisions

Recorded on: May. 15, 2017
Running Time: 01:05:04

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Taken from the Web Program Advanced Trademark Law 2017: Current Issues recorded May, 2017 in New York.

Overview of 2016-17 Federal Court and TTAB Decisions [01:05:04]
  • Impact of B & B Hardware issue preclusion on trademark practice
  • Supreme Court to review constitutionality of Lanham Act disparagement provision -  Trademark Act §2(a), 15 U.S.C. §1052(a) – In re Tam
  • Key Lanham Act cases from federal circuit courts of appeals and district courts
    • Suggestive vs. descriptive marks
    • Appropriate identification of goods for “software as a service” trademarks
    • Application of Supreme Court patent decision in Octane Fitness to attorneys’ fee awards in trademark cases
  • TTAB cases of note
    • Extent of TTAB authority
    • Litigant misbehavior
    • Sufficiency of consent agreements
    • Limitations on “related company” use

Speaker:    Leslie J. Lott

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  • Trademark Case Review 2016
    Leslie J. Lott

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  • 2016 Trademark Review
    Leslie J. Lott
Leslie J Lott ~ Lott & Fischer, PL
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