Thursday, November 01, 2007

TTAB Posts November 2007 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled five hearings for the month of November, as listed below. The hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building. [The hearing schedule and other details regarding attendance may be found at the TTAB website (lower right-hand corner)]. Briefs and other papers for these cases may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

November 6, 2007 - 2 PM: In re Rally Mfg., Inc., Serial No. 78576416 [Section 2(d) refusal to register DURA GUARD for "floor mats for land vehicles" on the ground of likely confusion with the mark DURAGUARD, registered for "semi-fitted and fitted covers for vehicles"].

November 15, 2007 - 10 AM: Univ. of Southern California v. Univ. of South Carolina, Opposition No. 91125615 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of a stylized SC mark for clothing, based upon Opposer's prior use and registration of the mark SC for clothing and other goods].

November 15, 2007 - 2 PM: Bass Pro Trademarks, L.L.C. v. Sportsman's Warehouse, Inc., Cancellation No. 92045000 [Petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark shown immediately below for "Retail stores featuring hunting supplies, fishing supplies, camping supplies, reloading supplies, outerwear clothing and footwear" on the ground of likelihood of confusion with Petitioner's mark (shown second below) for "retail stores featuring clothing, fishing supplies and sporting goods," and on the ground of fraud. Respondent asserts the affirmative defense of laches.]

November 20, 2007 - 10 AM: In re Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Serial No. 78514746 [Section 2(d) refusal to register the mark RL for "automobiles and structural parts thereof" in view of the mark RL-CLASS registered for and RL-CLASS for "automobiles and their structural parts"].

November 29, 2007 - 10 AM: Prairie Island Indian Community v. Mirage Resorts, Inc., Opposition No. 91115866, Cancellations Nos. 92028126 et al. [Section 2(d) opposition and cancellations regarding the mark TREASURE ISLAND and variations thereof for casino services, hotel services, clothing, and other goods, based upon Petitioner's alleged prior use of the mark TREASURE ISLAND for casino services].

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2007.


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