Posts Tagged ‘Appeals’

In re I-Coat: Internet Evidence in Ex Parte Proceedings

Less than two weeks ago, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) issued its precedential decision in In re I-Coat Company, LLC. The case involved I-Coat’s appeal from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) refusal to register its three trademark applications for INDIGO for corrective lenses based on a likelihood of confusion with Schwabe…

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At the Lectern: My System for Oral Argument

This post is not trademark specific (gasp!). But if you’re a trademark litigator, you’ll eventually find yourself making an appellate oral argument. Even if you don’t find yourself on appeal, you’ll definitely be arguing motions before a district court. Having a useful system to aid you in oral argument can significantly improve your chances of…

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