Mealey's IP/Tech - 9th Circuit Affirms Trademark Invalidity, Misconduct Findings

SAN FRANCISCO - A California federal judge did not err in holding certain registered trade dress for a washroom accessory functional and, therefore, invalid, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled March 26 (Bobrick Washroom Equipment Inc. v. American Specialties Inc., No. 13-55471, 9th Cir.).

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