Monthly Archives: November 2011

Intent to Deceive is Required to Find Fraud for Trademark Renewals

In 2009, the Federal Circuit ruled that a plaintiff is required to show an intent to deceive the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) in order to succeed in a claim to cancel a trademark registration. In re Bose Corp., 580 F.3d 1240 (Fed. Cir. 2009); 91 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1938 (2009). The lower authority, […]

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