Saturday, March 01, 2008

TTAB Posts March 2008 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled three hearings for the month of March, 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.

March 4, 2008 - 10 AM: Lesley Hornby a/k/a Twiggy v. TJX Companies, Inc., Cancellation No. 92044369 [Petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark TWIGGY for clothing on the grounds of false association under Section 2(a), failure to obtain consent under 2(c), abandonment, fraud, likelihood of confusion, and dilution].

March 13, 2008 - 2 PM: Physicians Formula Cosmetics, Inc. v. Cosmed, Inc., Cancellation No. 92040782 [Petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark PHYSICIANS COMPLEX for cosmetics on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the registered mark PHYSICIANS FORMULA for cosmetics. N.B.: The Board has already granted Petitioner's summary judgment motion for cancellation on the ground of fraud (TTABlogged here)].

March 18, 2008 - 11 AM: In re CHA Direct, Inc., Serial No. 78664613 [Section 2(d) refusal to register the mark TRES JOLIE for women's apparel on the ground of likely confusion with the registered marks TRES JOLI and TRES JOLIE for eyeglasses, sunglasses, and eyeglass frames].

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2008.


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