2014 | 4:00pm
Room 603 | American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20016
In PIJIP’s ongoing Supreme Court Series, a panel of counsel for amici and parties discuss the case on the afternoon following oral argument before the Court.
(1) Whether the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s finding of a likelihood of confusion precludes respondent from relitigating that issue in infringement litigation, in which likelihood of confusion is an element; and (2) whether, if issue preclusion does not apply, the district court was obliged to defer to the Board’s finding of a likelihood of confusion absent strong evidence to rebut it.
- Prof. Michael Carroll, American University Washington College of Law
- Jacob Osborn, Goodwin Procter
- Nancy J. Mertzel, Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Stern
- Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme, Pryor Cashman
- Prof. Christine Farley, American University Washington College of Law
- Prof. Stephen Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law
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