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, Ira Jay Levy 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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