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    Sean M. Anderson represents clients as an attorney in AALRR's Commercial & Complex Litigation Practice Group and Intellectual Property Team. Mr. Anderson serves clients in commercial disputes and all facets of intellectual ...

International Enforcement of U.S. Trademarks:  Simplicity for Complexity’s Sake

International enforcement of U.S. trademark rights just became much more difficult.  On Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision with concurrences from Justices Jackson and Sotomayor in Abitron Austria GmbH v. Hetronic International, Inc., No. 21-1043, 2023 WL 4239255 (U.S. June 29, 2023) (“Abitron”).  The Court settled a decades-long circuit split on extraterritorial application of the Lanham Act by applying a new framework that focuses on where the mark is being used in commerce rather than where the effect of that use is felt.

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