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Trademark Panel Cancels Mark Despite Lack of U.S. Use

In a precedent-setting case, the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board (TTAB) has rescinded a trademark even though the trademark holder doesn’t use that mark in the United States and has no plans to do so. The case, which can be found here, illustrates that the “misrepresentation as to source” provision of the Lanham Act can […]