TTAB Posts July 2011 Hearing Schedule
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled five (5) oral hearings for the month of July, 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 (lower right-hand corner)]. Briefs and other papers for these cases may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.
July 7, 2011 - 11 AM: In re The Government of the District of Columbia, Serial No. 77643857 [Section 2(b) refusal to register the mark shown below for clocks, cufflinks, clothing, and various other goods, on the ground that the mark is an official insignia of the District of Columbia].
July 12, 2011 - 11 AM: In re Coach Services, Inc., Serial No. 77606502 [Section 2(d) refusal of the mark POPPY for “after shave lotions, body sprays, cologne, cosmetics, hand lotions, perfume, skin lotion, skin moisturizer, skin soap, toilet soap, not including hair and scalp conditioner” and “bracelets; earrings; jewelry; necklaces; rings being jewelry; watches” on the ground of a likelihood of confusion with the registered marks POPPY for "hair and scalp conditioner" and PINK POPPY & Design for "brooches, rings, jewelry, bracelets, collectible and commemorative coins, badges of precious metal; articles of precious metal, namely, jewelry, collectible and commemorative coins, badges"].
July 14, 2011 - 11 AM: In re Continental Fragrances, Ltd., Serial No. 77677661 [Section 2(d) refusal to register INVISIBLE for hair care preparations in view of the identical mark registered for cosmetics].
July 19, 2011 - 2 PM: In re Staples The Office Superstore LLC, Serial No. 78411419 [Section 2(d) refusal to register ONE.TOUCH for "non-electric staplers and hole punchers," on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the registered mark ONE-TOUCH for ring binders].
July 26, 2011 - 11 AM: In re Johnson & Johnson, Serial No. 77464726 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness of the mark MICRO-GROOVES for dental floss].
Text Copyright John L. Welch 2011.