Precedential No. 39: TTAB Re-Designates "ONCE A MARINE ..." Decision as Precedential
On September 3, 2010, the Board re-designated its decision in In re Eagle Crest, Inc., 96 USPQ2d 1227 (TTAB 2010) as precedential. The original TTABlog posting may be found here. The Board held that the phrase ONCE A MARINE, ALWAYS A MARINE would be perceived merely as informational and does not function as a trademark for Applicant's clothing items
Text Copyright John L. Welch 2010.