Board Rules in favor of API Cryptek, Inc. vs. Rubicon Communications

RatnerPrestia attorneys led by shareholder Benjamin Leace successfully defended API Cryptek and it’s NETGARD trademark in an Opposition proceeding brought by Rubicon Communications. The Trademark Trial and Appeals Board issued a decision in favor of API Cryptek, finding no likelihood of confusion between the parties NETGARD and NETGATE trademarks.

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