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Ex Parte Appeals

Ex Parte Appeals

Explore the process by which a trademark applicant can appeal a trademark examiner’s denial to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), along with the two avenues of appealing an unfavorable TTAB decision.

Transcript

In this clip, we’re going to discuss the various methods for ex parte appeals. First, we will discuss how a trademark applicant appeals from a trademark examiner’s refusal of the application to the administrative review board, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, or T-T-A-B.  Next, we will look at the two avenues of appealing a TTAB decision.  We will first learn about a limited appeal to the Federal Circuit and conclude by looking at a more expansive appeal to a federal district...

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