INTA Says TM Args Inapplicable In Fed. Regs Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 5:06 PM EST) -- The International Trademark Association on Wednesday urged the D.C. Circuit to reject the interpretation of two trademark cases a nonprofit relied on in its appeal of a lower court ruling that said copyright law covers private industry standards later turned into federal regulations, arguing the cases were either inapplicable or never raised until now.

In an amicus brief to the D.C. Circuit, INTA wrote that nonprofit Public.Resource.Org had taken an overly broad interpretation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dastar Corp. v. Twentieth Century Fox...
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