Mango Comments in Law360 on TTAB Ruling in B&B Hardware Inc. v. Hargis Industries Inc.
Thomas Mango and other the attorneys commented on the Supreme Court's March 24, 2015 Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Preclusion Ruling in B&B Hardware Inc. v. Hargis Industries Inc.in Law360.
Mango, who is Counsel in the firm's Litigation and Trademark & Copyright Departments, focuses on all aspects of inter partes practice at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board for opposition and cancellation proceedings. He also litigates trademark infringement, trade dress, and unfair competition cases in federal courts throughout the United States.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal court decisions on "likelihood of confusion" can be precluded by earlier findings on the same issue from the TTAB.