Melissa E. Scott

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

On March 17, 2021, in a matter of first impression, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held a party appealing a decision of the United States
Continue Reading Selection of Federal Circuit Review of a TTAB Decision Does Not Bar District Court Review of a Later TTAB Decision Issued in the Same Case