Wednesday, December 05, 2007

TTAB Posts December 2007 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled six hearings for the month of December, 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.

December 5, 2007 - 2 PM: Mentholatum Co. v. TherOx, Inc., Opposition No. 91160810 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of the mark OXIUM for "Oxygenated skin care preparations, namely, creams, masks, gels and lotions for the face, hands, feet and body, not including acne preparations," on the ground of likely confusion with various registered marks comprising or containing the term OXY for acne medication, skin care preparations, skin wash, and skin cleanser.]

December 11, 2007 - 11 AM: In re K&B Underwriters, LLC, Serial No. 78528124 [Section 2(d) refusal to register the mark K&B UNDERWRITERS for "Insurance brokerage services, namely providing business to business insurance brokerage services" in view of the registered marks KB HOME and KB HOME MORTGAGE for mortgage lending services.]

December 18, 2007 - 11 AM: In re Right-On Co., Ltd., Serial No. 79015094 [refusal to register (on the Principal Register) the "side-by-side pockets" stitching design shown immediately below as a trademark for clothing on the ground that the design is merely decorative or ornamental and is not inherently distinctive.]

December 18, 2007 - 11 AM: In re Right-On Co., Ltd., Serial No. 79014936 [same as prior case].

December 18, 2007 - 11 AM:
In re Right-On Co. Ltd., Serial No. 79014939 [same as prior case].

December 19, 2007 - 2 PM: Acorn Alegria Winery v. Sweely Holdings, LLC, Opposition No. 91168790 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of ACORN HILL ESTATE, ACORN HILL VINEYARDS, and ACORN HILL WINERY for wine and potable spirits, in view of the registered mark ACORN for wine.]

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2007.


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