Tuesday, July 01, 2008

TTAB Posts July 2008 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled eleven (11) hearings for the month of July, 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.

July 9, 2008 - 10 AM: In re MC MC S.R.L., Serial No. 79022561 [Section 2(a) false connection refusal of MARIA CALLAS for precious metals and jewelry].

Maria Callas

July 9, 2008 - 2 PM: In re The Great Books Foundation, Serial No. 78775079 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of SHARED INQUIRY for educational services].

July 10, 2008 - 10 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].

July 15, 2008 - 10 AM: Kohler Co. v. Kohler Homes, Opposition Nos. 91152287 and 91152290 [Section 2(d) and dilution oppositions to KOHLER HOMES for "custom construction of homes" and KOHLER ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS for "architectural design," in view of the mark KOHLER, used and registered for various kitchen and bath products].

July 15, 2008 - 2 PM: In re TreeRadar, Inc., Serial No. 78714647 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of TREERADAR for radar imaging systems and services for analyzing tree and root health].

July 22, 2008 - 10 AM: In re True Value Co., Serial Nos. 78841539; 78840980; 78843119; 78843127; 78841512; 78841557; and 78840966 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusals to register MASTER PLUMBER, MASTER ELECTRICIAN, and MASTER MECHANIC for various plumbing products, electrical products, and power tools and accessories, respectively].

July 22, 2008 - 2 PM: In re Bearington Collection, Inc., Serial No. 78843023 [Section 2(d) refusal of CUDDLE ME SLEEPERS for "toy blankets consisting of an animal head rattle affixed to a small blanket," in view of the registered mark CUDDLE ME for comforters].

July 23, 2008 - 10 AM: In re RIC Investments, LLC, Serial No. 78651809 [Section 2(d) refusal of the mark SOOTHIE for baby bottles, baby bottle nipples, teething rings, and baby bottle brushes, in view of the registered mark SOOTHIES for glycerin pad to ease nipple pain during breast feeding.]

July 23, 2008 - 11 AM: In re Catapult Integrated Services Inc., Serial No. 78736592 [Section 2(d) refusal of CATAPULT for advertising, marketing, and promotion services, in view of the registered mark CATAPULT DIRECT MARKETING for direct marketing services].

July 24, 2008 - 10 AM: In re SteamFast Europe Ltd., Serial No. 76636092 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of ZIP AND STEAM for "cooking containers, namely, plastic cooking bags and pouches"].

July 29, 2008 - 2 PM: World Triathlon Corp. v. Traditional Medicinals, Inc., Opposition No. 91110391 [Section 2(d) an dilution opposition to IRONWOMAN for herbal teas and diet supplements, in light of the registered marks IRONMAN, IRONWOMAN, and other IRON-formative marks].

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2008.


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