Test Your TTAB Judge-Ability on this Quintet of 2(d) Refusals
Do you have what it takes to be a TTAB judge? Take an educated guess, based on the involved marks and goods, as to the outcomes of these five (5) appeals from Section 2(d) refusals to register. [Answers in comments].
In re Summit Entertainment, LLC, Serial No. 77809429 (August 24, 2011) [not precedential]. [Refusal of the mark TWILIGHT for "candy, chewing gum" in view of the registered mark TWILIGHT DELIGHT for "chocolate bars"].
The LETCO Group, LLC, Serial No. 77541687 (August 26, 2011) [not precedential]. [Section 2(d) refusal of LIVING EARTH for "soil amendments; potting soil; planting soil," in view of the registered mark LIVING SOIL for "planting soil, namely, planting mix"].
In re Bioenergy, Inc., Serial No. 77503784 (August 26, 2011) [not precedential]. [2(d) refusal of REJUVALEN (in standard character form) for "skin cream" in light of the mark REJUVALINE, registered for "non-medicated ingredients sold as an integral component of cosmetics and non-medicated skin care preparations"].
In re Darryl F. White, Serial No. 77201896 (August 26, 2011) [not precedential]. [Refusal of BLAK ICE & Design for "caps; shirts; pants; footwear; suits; jackets" on the ground of likely confusion with the registered mark BLACK ICE for "outdoor camping apparel - namely, parkas, vests, mittens, and pants"].
In re Chevron Ltd., Serial No. 77737091 (August 26, 2011) [not precedential]. [Refusal to register ENDURO for various power tools, including saws, in view of the registered mark IC ENDURO for power saw blades].
Text Copyright John L. Welch 2011.