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Troutman Sanders LLP: Supreme Court One Step Closer to Question of Whether a Defendant in a Trademark Case can Still Challenge the Mark's Validity after the Plaintiff Agrees to a Covenant Not to Sue

By Megan Rahman The Supreme Court has asked Nike to respond to a cert petition which addresses whether a federal district court is divested of jurisdiction once a defendant in a trademark case promises not to assert its mark against the plaintiff's then-existing commercial activities. On appeal...