Tuesday, June 30, 2009

TTABlog Quarterly Index: April - June 2009

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Section 2(a) - deceptiveness:

Section 2(a) - disparagement:

Section 2(a) - scandalous:

Section 2(a) - suggesting a false connection:

Section 2(b) - flag, coat of arms, insignia:

Section 2(d) - likelihood of confusion:

Section 2(e)(1) - mere descriptiveness:

Section 2(e)(2) - primarily geographically descriptive:

Section 2(e)(3) - primarily geographically deceptively misdescriptive:

Section 2(e)(4) - primarily merely a surname:

Section 2(e)(5) - functionality:

Section 2(f) - acquired distinctiveness:

Section 14(3) Misrepresentation:



Drawing Requirement:

Failure to Function/Non-distinctiveness:

Famous Marks Doctrine:



Lack of Bona Fide Intent:



Procedural Issues:

Res Judicata:

Rule 2.61(b) Request for Information:

Single Creative Work:

Sound marks:

Specimen of Use/Mutiliation:

Use/Use in Commerce

Courts of Appeal:

Recommended Reading:


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