Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Sustains Opposition on the Basis of Fraud


Sarah Bro was the author of this bylined article on Nationstar Mortgage LLC v. Mujahid Ahmad, in which the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Trademark Trial and Appeal Board sustained a trademark opposition on the basis of fraud, finding that the registrant’s assertions to the USPTO regarding his use of the trademark NATIONSTAR in interstate commerce were false and knowingly made with the requisite intent to deceive the USPTO.