Odette Martins was featured on Law.com in her published article "Third Circ.: Claim Preclusion Is Limited in Federal Trademark Infringement Cases." Odette discuses the recently issued precedential decision, and how the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, followed suit with the Second and Ninth circuit courts of appeal and held that Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decisions issued in cancellation proceedings of registered marks do not have claim preclusive effects against subsequent trademark infringement lawsuits brought in federal district court.
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