5 Years On, Trademark Fraud Ruling Still Resonates

Law360, New York (May 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In May 2003, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board handed down a momentous decision that redefined the concept of fraud in trademark applications and subjected countless trademarks to possible cancellation. In the five years since then, trademark attorneys say the decision in Medinol Ltd. v. Neuro Vasx Inc. has changed the way they practice, though they believe there is a chance the courts may relax what attorneys see as a very tough standard.

“It's the biggest issue in trademark practice. Nothing has affected the practice of...
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