Monday, March 01, 2010

TTAB Posts March 2010 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled six (6) hearings for the month of March, as listed below. The hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria, Virginia. [The hearing schedule and other details regarding attendance may be found at the TTAB website.] Briefs and other papers for these cases may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

March 11, 2010 - 11 AM: In re Pantech Co., Ltd. Serial No. 77501046 [Section 2(d) refusal of the mark PANTECH BREEZE for "wireless Telephone Transmitters and Receivers for use other than broadband wireless access," on the ground of likely confusion with the registered mark BREEZE ACCESS for equipment and accessories for broadband wireless access].

March 16, 2010 - 10 AM: In re Sofrane, Serial No. 77384952 [Section 2(d) refusal to register the mark RENDEZ-VOUS BY PAUL & JOE SISTER for various clothing items in view of the registered mark RENDEZVOUS for foundation garments].

March 17, 2010 - 11 AM: In re Robbie H. Phillips, Serial No. 77277484 [Section 2(d) refusal of the mark SIREN for pre-recorded music and for live performances by a single death metal rock group, in view of the registered mark SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL for "entertainment, namely, live music concerts"].

March 18, 2010 - 2 PM: Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. v. Leon A. Fable, Cancellation No. 92048314 [Petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark SPECIALIZE FITNESS in stylized form for "clothing, namely, t-shirts and baseball caps" on the grounds of likelihood of confusion and dilution vis-a-vis the registered mark SPECIALIZED for bicycles and accessories, and Petitioner's alleged common law use of its mark for clothing].

March 25, 2010 - 2 PM: In re Celebrity Cruises, Inc., Serial No. 78834241 [Section 2(d) refusal of CELEBRITY EQUINOX for "cruise ship services" in view of the registered mark EQUINOX for "arranging of travel tours."].

March 30, 2010 - 2 PM: In re Foster's Wine Estates Americas Company, Serial No. 77018496 [Appeal from an objection to Applicant's specimen of use (a catalog) for the mark CELLAR 360 for wine].

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2010.


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