4 Tricky Questions That Trip Up Trademark Clients

Law360, New York (March 17, 2015, 3:44 PM EDT) -- All major companies need to deal with trademark and false advertising issues, but there are some common questions that manage to consistently trip up folks on the business side. Here are a few of the biggest — with answers from some of the country's top trademark attorneys.

Q: A foreign client's competitor has filed an application at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a confusingly similar logo for selling the same goods. The client is rightly mad, and wants to oppose the mark at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. What should you tell them?

A: That proceedings before TTAB aren't...

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