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Prevailing party can’t get expert fees in trademark appeal (access required)

Although a prevailing party can ordinarily recover its expert fees as part of its bill of costs, a unique statute requires an applicant appealing an adverse trademark decision by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or USPTO, in federal district court to pay all expenses. In this case, the statute applied and the expert ...