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Venable LLP | USA | 6 Dec 2021

New "cancel culture" at USPTO

In the next phase of the implementation of the Trademark Modernization Act 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will soon open two new ex parte cancellation proceedings. These proceedings were created as part of the USPTO's broader goal of eliminating overbroad and questionable registrations from the registry. However, the implications of these proceedings will be felt......
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Fredrikson & Byron PA | USA | 23 Nov 2021

TMA Provides New Procedures for Challenging Registered Marks That Are Not in Use

What can you do if you have filed a trademark application that was rejected by an Examiner due to a registration that you learn is not in use with…
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McDermott Will & Emery | European Union | 14 Oct 2021

Party May Not Veil EU Individual’s Information under GDPR at the TTAB

In a rare precedential opinion, the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB, Board) ruled that the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) does not…
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Saiber LLC | USA | 7 Oct 2021

Defendant Sings the Blues as Third Circuit Decides Claim Preclusion Based on Prior TTAB Decision Does Not Apply in Matter of First Impression

In a recent precedential opinion, Beasley v. Howard, ___ F.4th ___ (3d Cir. 2021) (publication pending), the United States Court of Appeals for the…
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Akerman LLP | USA | 28 Sep 2021

The Third Circuit Limits Preclusive Effect of the TTAB Rulings

On September 17, 2021, the Third Circuit held in Beasley v. Howard that trademark Cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal…
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Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 13 Jul 2021

Trademark Law Alert—The Niche Fame of Monster Energy’s Mark is Unable to De-Claw the Toronto Raptors' Marks

Despite demonstrating Monster Energy Company’s (Monster) impressive sales figures and fame within the energy drink market, Monster was unable to…
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Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 25 May 2021

Trademark Law Alert: Are Beer and Distillery Services Related to Restaurant Services?

For better or for worse, the answer to this question, when asked for purposes of registering a mark with the United States Patent & Trademark Office…
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InfoLawGroup LLP | USA | 3 Mar 2021

Brand Protection Today Article 5: You Found a Problem, Now What Do You Do? (Part 2)

Welcome back to our ongoing series on brand protection! In weeks one through four, we covered selecting your mark, tools to monitor and protect your…
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Duane Morris LLP | USA | 25 Jan 2021

U.S. Trademark Office Offers New Tools Against Registrations Granted Without Use in Commerce

On a basic level, the new expungement and reexamination proceedings provide a means for a party unilaterally to seek to remove a registration outside…
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Duane Morris LLP | USA | 19 Jan 2021

New Copyright Claims Board May Have Limited Appeal

The new provisions establish a different track to copyright that may ease the path for copyright holders who otherwise might not pursue claims in…
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