The Board erred by disregarding evidence of the lender’s longtime use of its mark in the same location as a similar registered mark, without consumer confusion. Because this was evidence that confusion was unlikely, the Board’s error was not harmless.
Case date: 14 January 2019
Case number: No. 2017-2620
Court: United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.