1 Oct
2019

US law inches towards protecting trademark reputation without use

Two US Court of Appeals opinions have created the possibility that a plaintiff could bring a passing-off action based on use of its trademark outside of the United States only – a powerful new tool for challenging infringers that are first to use the trademark in the United States.

John L Welch

Of counsel

Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, PC

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Martin B Schwimmer

Partner

Leason Ellis LLP

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