Cheryl S. Goodman Appointed as TTAB Judge
The USPTO has announced the selection of Cheryl S. Goodman as an Administrative Trademark Judge at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board:
- Cheryl Goodman has been an Interlocutory Attorney for the TTAB for over fourteen years. Her tenure as an Interlocutory Attorney included a six-month detail with the Office of the USPTO Solicitor, yielding Ms. Goodman additional insight into the USPTO’s interaction with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. District Courts, which handle appeals seeking review of TTAB decisions. Before joining the TTAB as an Interlocutory Attorney, Ms. Goodman served the USPTO for more than five years as an Attorney-Advisor in the USPTO’s Trademark Examining Operation. During her tenure as an Examining Attorney, Ms. Goodman completed a work detail as a Staff Attorney at the Department of Commerce, assisting the Department in its preparation of a voluminous response to a Freedom of Information Act request on the Department’s trade missions.
Ms. Goodman began her lifelong commitment to public service as a Trial Attorney in the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Thrift Supervision. A Magna Cum Laude graduate of the Florida State College of Law, Ms. Goodman earned her bachelor’s degree, Cum Laude, from the University of Illinois.
The complete roster of TTAB judges, now numbering 23, may be found here.