Monday, December 04, 2006

TTAB Posts December Hearing Schedule

The TTAB cases on tap for December are listed below. The hearings are held in the East Wing of the Madison Building. [The schedule may be found at the TTAB website (lower right-hand corner)].

Eight TTAB hearings are scheduled for December:

December 5, 2006, 10 AM: In re Invista North America S.A.R.L., Serial No. 78598843 [Section 2(d) refusal of XTRA LIFE LYCRA for fabric for the manufacture of clothing, in light of the registered mark XTRALIFE for fabrics for napery].

December 5, 2006, 2 PM: In re Cosmetic Essence, Inc., Serial No. 78285127 [Section 2(d) refusal of SIMPLYME SPA for personal care products and room fragrances, in view of the mark SIMPLY SPA, registered for personal care products and candles].

December 6, 2006 11 AM: In re Smith, Serial No. 78316052 [2(d) refusal of LINGUALINX for foreign language translation and interpretation services, deemed confusingly similar to the registered mark LANGUAGE LINK for "translation of and interpreting foreign languages."]

December 6, 2006 2 PM: Coding Technologies GmbH v. American Audio Components, Inc., Opposition No. 91156766 [Opposition to registration of the term AAC for audio products and component parts, on the grounds of mere descriptiveness, deceptive misdescriptiveness, and genericness].

December 7, 2006 10 AM: In re The Enterpreneur Channel, Inc., Serial No. 78273535 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of THE ENTREPRENEUR CHANNEL for television shows].

December 7, 2006 2 PM: Evolutions Healthcare Systems Inc. v. Evolution Benefits Inc., Opposition No. 91158602 [Opposition to registration of EVOLUTION BENEFITS for goods and services relating to employee benefits, based on the marks EVOLUTIONS HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS and EVOLUTIONS for healthcare plans and medical cost-containment services].

December 14, 2006 2 PM: In re Tyco Plastics Services AG, Serial No. 78431431 [Section 2(d) refusal of PARTYPAL for a "disposable plastic plate containing a beverage holder" in view of the registered marks MERRY PALS, SPORTS PALS, and ZOO PALS for disposable dinnerware].

December 21, 2006 2 PM: In re Cooper, Serial No. 78462908 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of ERSOP for "administration of retirement benefit rollover plans"].

Of course, briefs and other papers may be found at TTABVUE..


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