Melissa E. Scott

On January 23, 2023, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board”) issued a harsh reminder to parties of the potential adverse consequences of ignoring their discovery obligations and failing

Continue Reading Fair Warning to Parties Choosing to Flout TTAB Discovery Orders:  Comply or Suffer the Consequences

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“CAFC”) reversed a TTAB decision affirming a refusal to register the phrase TRUMP TOO SMALL because it “comprises
Continue Reading The Federal Circuit Deals Another Blow to the Lanham Act, Finding Section 2(c) Unconstitutional as Applied to a Refusal to Register TRUMP TOO SMALL

Yesterday, the USPTO issued an alert regarding emails that U.S. attorneys have been receiving from unlicensed persons offering to pay attorneys in exchange for use of the attorneys’ bar credentials
Continue Reading USPTO Issues Warning to U.S. Attorneys Not to Aid Others in Circumventing the U.S. Counsel Rule