This blog discusses the doctrine of issue preclusion applied in the context of trademark infringement lawsuits when the defendant and plaintiff were previously involved in an opposition. Guides and publications: intellectual property infringement, misappropriation, and enforcement. In order for no one to accuse you of trademark infringement, it is worth carrying out the so-called “registrability research” i wrote more about this in one my previous post. Registrability of color trademarks (trademark) act, asserting an infringement claim based on a color trademark registration requires the trademark owner to prove (1) the mark is legally.
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