• USC's Trojans Hit a Home Run in a Trademark Battle Over "SC"
  • August 27, 2010
  • Law Firm: Banner Witcoff Ltd. - Washington Office
  • In University of South Carolina v. University of Southern California, No. 2009¿1064 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 19, 2010), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) decision to not cancel an “SC” word mark registration owned by the University of Southern California (Southern Cal), and refusing to register another “SC” design mark owned by the University of South Carolina (South Carolina) in view of, among other things, Southern Cal’s “SC” word mark.