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Swatch victorious after Federal Circuit calls time on rival trademark application

08-06-2015

Swatch victorious after Federal Circuit calls time on rival trademark application

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The US's top appeals court has ruled for the first time that parties can challenge a trademark on the grounds that there is a lack of bona fide intent to use it, in a dispute between watch makers Berger and Swatch.


US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; CAFC; USPTO; TTAB; Swatch; Berger; trademark application; Bernard Mermelstein; iWatch

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