Tuesday, April 02, 2013

TTAB Posts April 2013 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled seven (VII) oral hearings for the month of April, 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.

April 9, 2013 - 10 AM: Intellect Technical Solutions, Inc. v. Soni, Cancellation No. 92050920 [Petition for cancellation of a registration for ENTELLECT for employment and other counseling services, on the grounds of non-use, abandonment, and likelihood of confusion with the previously-used mark INTELLECT for recruiting and consulting services].

April 9, 2013 - 11 AM: Pacific Coast Feather Company v. Craig W. Clark, Opposition No. 91182168 [Section 2(d) opposition to PACIFIC PILLOWS for "on-line retail store services featuring bedding" in view of the mark PACIFIC COAST registered for pillows and previously used for other bedding items and related retail store services].

April 11, 2013 - 11 AM: Wolverine Outdoors, Inc. v. Marker Volkl (International) GmbH, Oppositions Nos. 91161363, 91177732, and 9117736 [Consolidated oppositions to the three design marks shown in the first row below, the first mark being for "all purpose sport bags, carry-on bags, rucksacks," and the other two for various clothing items, on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the marks in the second row below, all for footwear, t-shirts, and other clothing items].

April 17, 2013 - 11 AM: In re Image Industries, Inc., Serial No. 77058258 [Section 2d refusal to register BLUEARC & Design for "Electric stud welding machines; Electric arc stud welding machines; Stud welding tools, namely, stud welding chucks, grips, legs, feet, spark shields, and bowl feeders" (class 7) and "Power supplies, namely, drawn arc and capacitor discharge stud welding power supplies, transformer and rectifier stud welding power supplies, and inverter stud welding power supplies; Electric ground cables for stud welding power supplies; Extension cables for stud welding tools" (class 9) in view of the mark BLUE ARC, registered in standard character form for "Water-based electrolyte coolants for electro-chemical machining operations" (class 1) and "Electro-chemical discharge machine tools for metalworking" (class 7)].

April 24, 2013 - 11 AM: Adams & Brooks, Inc. v. Morris National, Inc, Cancellation No. 92052158 [Petition to cancel a registration for the mark NUTFFLES for "chocolate and candy," on the ground of likely confusion with the registered mark P-NUTTLES, in standard character and design form, for "nut candies"].

April 24, 2013 - 2 PM: Edgecraft Corportion v. Smith Abrasives, Inc., Cancellations Nos. 92052490, 92052492, and 92054104 [Consolidated petitions for cancellation of three registrations for the mark EDGEWARE for "electric knife sharpeners; electric scissor sharpeners; power operated sharpeners; hand tools, namely, knife sharpeners; hand-operated sharpening tools and instruments; knife sharpeners;  sharpening rods; sharpening stones; whetstones; and hand operated kitchen tools, namely, graters, slicers, choppers and mandolins (sic) for cutting food, on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the mark EDGECRAFT for knife sharpeners and other household goods].

April 30, 2013 - 11 AM: ZAO Odessky Koniatschnivi Zawod v. ZAO Gruppa Predprivatii Ost., Opposition No. 91179497 and Cancellation No. 92047115 [Consolidated petition to cancel a registration for the mark TURGOVY DOM SHUSTOV  (in Cyrillic characters) for "alcoholic beverages, namely, prepared cocktails, malt coolers, tea-based beverages, punch" on the grounds of fraud and abandonment, and opposition to registration of the design mark shown below for "Alcoholic beverages, namely, distilled spirits, gin, rum, sake, alcoholic beverages containing fruit, alcoholic bitters, liqueurs, balsam liqueurs, hydromel liqueurs, whisky, brandy, aperitifs, wine, vodka," on the ground of fraud in the filing of Applicant's intent-to-use application].

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2013.


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