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TTAB LIMITS EXTENT OF E-DISCOVERY IN BOARD PROCEEDINGS

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) recently held that expansive discovery of electronically stored information (ESI) will normally not be necessary in registration proceedings. Although the scope of discovery in TTAB cases is defined by Rule 26, Fed. R. Civ. P and is technically identical to...

The REDSKINS Trademarks: What's the Real Impact of the Board's Cancellation Decision in Blackhorse?

The dramatic pronouncement by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board that it was cancelling the registrations of the REDSKINS trademarks has sparked a media frenzy. News reports, blogs and tweets have declared that anyone can now sell REDSKINS merchandise with impunity, or that Dan Snyder finally has no...