How Much Weight Should Courts Give TTAB Decisions?

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 12:37 PM EDT) -- Did preemptive strikes by B&B Hardware Inc. backfire? How much weight should Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decisions receive in district court?

If it hadn't been so costly, it would be risible. But for B&B Hardware, a manufacturer of fasteners for the aerospace industry and owner of registered mark "Sealtight," launching preemptive and parallel legal strikes to defend its trademark has resulted in an appeal to the highest court in the land.

Whether they'll win a final hearing in the long-running battle is not yet nailed...
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