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By John L. Welch
In a six-page decision, the Board affirmed a Section 2(e)(1) refusal to register the mark LYNKD, finding it merely descriptive of electronic monitoring and safety devices controllable by mobile phone, and related software.
By John L. Welch
Sometimes not-so-good things happen to good people. The Board affirmed a refusal to register the mark LEGION OF GOOD WILL (in standard character form) for "Charitable services, namely, organizing
By John L. Welch
WHB Licensing, owner of the mark BRAUM'S for restaurant services and various food items, opposed a Section 66(a) application to register the mark BRAM'S, in design form, for restaurant services and various food items.
By John L. Welch
The Board granted a petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark PILLOW PODS for "socks," finding a likelihood of confusion with the registered mark PILLOW PAWS for "slipper socks...
By John L. Welch
Here we go again! The Board affirmed a refusal to register the mark MASTERMIND for beer, finding confusion likely with the registered mark MASTERMIND VODKA for "spirits" [VODKA disclaimed].
By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed a Section 2(e)(1) refusal to register the mark COPPER 88, in standard character form, finding it to be merely descriptive of "clothing made of fabric containing copper, namely...
By John L. Welch
The Board dismissed this opposition to registration of the mark OUCARE (Stylized) for various medical apparatus, including blood pressure monitors, lancets, and therapeutic beds...
By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed refusals of the mark SOUTHFACE VILLAGE, in standard character and design form, for "building construction; residential ...
By John L. Welch
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has scheduled three (III) oral hearings for the month of August 2018.
By John D. Nguyen
Typically, the PTAB and district courts apply different claim construction standards, which can cause the two forums to construe the same term from the same patent differently.
By John L. Welch
An informed source has told the TTABlogger that the TTAB has not "withdrawn" any proposal for a streamlined cancellation proceeding (for abandonment and nonuse cases)...
By John L. Welch
The USPTO refused registration of EAST END for "Alcoholic beverages, except beers, ales, stouts, ciders and wines; alcoholic beverages, namely, distilled spirits, vodka,"...
By John L. Welch
In a 56-page opinion, the Board sustained this opposition to registration of SNACKEEZ DUO for "Beverageware; Household containers for foods; Thermal insulated containers for food ...
By John L. Welch
Fellow Meet-the-Blogger Erik Pelton once again provides a report (here) on the latest meeting of the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (a/k/a TPAC).
By John L. Welch
The USPTO refused registration of the mark TAMAL TAMAYO in the design form shown below, for "tamales," finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered...