Speaking Engagements April 14, 2015

PLI's B&B Hardware v. Hargis Industries: Supreme Court Gives New Life to Preclusion in Trademark Proceedings and Other Agency Litigation

On March 24, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., which addressed when a decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board may also bind a federal district court, through the doctrine of issue preclusion. Goodwin Procter partners William M. Jay and Robert D. Carroll will review the case law leading up to the decision, a summary of the opinion and the potential impact of the case.

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