B&B Hardware v. Hargis Industries

The U.S. Supreme Court in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc. held that a final decision by the U.S. Patent And Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB) can form the basis for issue preclusion thereby preventing a court from deciding the same issues already addressed.  The opinion can be found here B&B Hardware v. Hargis Indus.