Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The TTAB Issued 45 Precedential Decisions in 2013

Here is a compilation of links to the TTABlog postings for the 45 precedential decisions issued by the TTAB in 2013, categorized according to subject matter. The SUPERJAWS, ANNAPOLIS TOURS, and THE SLANTS decisions are now on appeal to the CAFC.The HOUNDSTOOTH MAFIA and the NIC OUT (No. 24) cases are the subject of district court review.

Section 2(a) - Deceptiveness:
Section 2(a) - Disparagement:
Section 2(a) - False Connection:

Section 2(a) - Immoral or Scandalous:
Section 2(d) - Likelihood of Confusion:
Section 2(e)(1)) - Mere Descriptiveness:
Section 2(e)(1) - Deceptive Misdescriptiveness:
Section 2(e)(4) - Primarily Merely a Surname:
Section 2(e)(5) - Functionality:

Failure to Function:
Goods in Trade:
Identification of Goods:
Lack of Bona Fide Intent:
Rule 2.61(b) Compliance:
Section 10 Assignability:
Concurrent Use:


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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2013-14.


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