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By John L. Welch
On remand from the CAFC, the Board granted a petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark ALEC BRADLEY STAR INSIGNIA ...
By John L. Welch
In a rare dilution decision, the Board sustained TiVo's oppositions to registration of TIVOTAPE and TIVOBAR for electric lighting fixtures and related goods, finding the marks likely to dilute by blurring the famous...
By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed a refusal to register the color "copper" for "flexible, plastic tubes used in subsurface drip irrigation systems," finding the proposed mark to be aesthetically functional under Section 2(e)(5).
By John L. Welch
Concluding that Applicant Scott Stawski was not entitled to concurrent use registrations for the marks PROSPER ESTATE and PROSPER RIDGE for wines, the Board dissolved this concurrent use proceeding.
By John L. Welch
Respondent Firebrand LLC moved to dismiss this petition for cancellation of its registration for the mark FIREBRAND for a "newsletter dealing with brand and product development"
By John L. Welch
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By John L. Welch
The Board dismissed this petition for cancellation of a registration for the (oxymoronic) mark NAKED for "condoms,"
By John L. Welch
The Board denied the Rule 12(b)(6) motion of Applicant, United Trademark Holdings, Inc., to dismiss this opposition to registration of the mark RAPUNZEL for dolls ...
By John L. Welch
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (T-T-A-B, not Tee-tab) has scheduled eleven (11) oral hearings for the month of January 2019.
By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed a refusal to register the product configuration mark shown below, for "Concession trailer for snowball vendors to operate a viable snowball business" [the word SNOBALLS being disclaimed].
By John L. Welch
After four years of misconduct by Respondent Corcamor, LLC, the Board granted Petitioner SFM's motion for judgment under Trademark Rule 2.120(h)(1) ...
By John L. Welch
The TTAB reversed a refusal based on the USPTO's requirement, under Section 6(a), that Applicant Red Flags Fly disclaim the word ANAHEIM in its mark ANAHEIM HILLBILLIES
By John L. Welch
The USPTO refused registration of the mark PARSONS for golf equipment and various ancillary goods and services, finding the mark to be primarily merely a surname under Section 2(e)(4).
By John L. Welch
Oakley, Inc. opposed an application to register the mark FROGSKINS (standard characters) for "protective cover and cases for cell phones, laptop computers, tablet computers and portable media players," ...
By John L. Welch
The USPTO refused to register T MARK, in standard character form, for jewelry