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By John L. Welch
The USPTO refused to register the mark INTEGRATED PERFORMANCE CARE SYSTEMS for, inter alia, chiropractic services [CARE SYSTEMS disclaimed], finding a likelihood of confusion with the registered
By John L. Welch
PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment filed a Section 1(b) application to register the mark SafeBAE for "Providing emotional ...
By John L. Welch
September 30th was the last day of the USPTO fiscal year. Here are three of the five TTAB decisions issued on that day in Section 2(d) appeals.
By John L. Welch
Standing is a hurdle that TTAB plaintiffs almost always clear. Not this time. The Board dismissed this petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark OCALA HORSE PROPERTIES ...
By John L. Welch
The TTAB affirmed a refusal to register the packaging design shown below, for "socks," finding the design to be generic for the goods...
By John L. Welch
In yet another ruling regarding the spoliation of evidence, the Board refused to consider certain of Petitioner Busy Beauty's Instagram
By John L. Welch
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Tee-Tee-Ā-Bee) has scheduled seven (7) oral hearings for the month of October 2019.
By John L. Welch
Returning once again to failure-to-function land, the TTAB reversed a refusal to register the mark PREDICTIVE ENTREPRENEUR
By Elizabeth A. DiMarco, Gregory F. Corbett
In part one of this two-part series, we discussed the latest U.S. International Trade Commission developments involving Patent Trial ...
By Elizabeth A. DiMarco, Gregory F. Corbett
Despite a brief hiatus stemming from the government shutdown, 2019 has already been a very busy year in Section 337 practice at the U.S. International Trade Commission.
By John L. Welch
In October 2018, the CAFC issued a spit decision in an appeal from the TTAB's February 21, 2017 ruling [TTABlogged here]
By John L. Welch
[This is a guest post written by Susmita A. Gadre, a litigation associate at Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, PC].
By John L. Welch
R. Griffith Thomas, Editor-in-Chief of Allen's Trademark Digest, has filed the following report regarding the recent TTAB oral hearing in In re QVC, Inc.
By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed a Section 2(a) refusal of CALIFORNIA BEEMERS for automobile dealership and repair services, finding that the mark falsely suggests a connection with the German company
By John L. Welch
V.F. Corporation opposed an application to register the design mark shown immediately below