TTAB Posts June 2014 Hearing Schedule
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled nine (9) oral hearings for the month of June, 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.
June 5, 2014 - 2 PM: Real Sitio de Ventosilla, S.A. v. Pagos del Rey, S.L., Opposition No. 91201741 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of PAGOS DEL REY for wine in view of the registered mark PRADOREY for wine].
June 11, 2014 - 2 PM: Swatch AG v. The Spark Agency, Inc., Opposition No. 91190380 [Opposition to registration of SW:TCH for marketing and promotional services, on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the mark SWATCH, registered for "advertising agencies" and used for marketing and advertising services].
June 12, 2014 - 11 AM: In re New York Football Giants, Inc., Serial No. 85599795 [Section 2(d) refusal to register G-MEN for "shirts; t-shirts; tops" in view of the registered mark GMAN SPORT for "boxer shorts; socks; t-shirts; tank tops”].
June 17, 2014 - 11 AM: North American Medical Corporation v. Axiom Worldwide, Inc., Opposition No. 91171054 [Opposition to registration of the mark WE SELL SCIENCE for medical devices, on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the allegedly previously-used, identical mark for medical devices].
June 17, 2014 - 2 PM: Hakoba Sarees, Inc. v. Pioneer Embroideries Limited, Opposition No. 91171969 [Opposition to registration of the mark HAKOBA, in the stylized from shown below, for textile fabrics and cloths, on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the previously-used mark HAKOBA for the same goods].
June 19, 2014 - 2 PM: In re Tigerland-Foxland Ltd., Serial No. 85130889 [Refusal to register VENEZIA-MILANO for women's clothing on the ground that the mark is primarily geographically deceptively misdescriptive under Section 2(e)(3)].
June 24, 2014 - 11 AM: McDonald's Corporation v. Joel D. Joseph dba Joseph Brands, Opposition No. 91194117 [Opposition to registration of BioMcDiesel for biodiesel fuel, on the grounds of likelihood of confusion with, and likely dilution of, opposer's "Mc" family of marks, and lack of bona fide intent].
June 24, 2014 - 2 PM: In re The North Face Apparel Corp., Serial No. 85216056 [Refusal to register them mark CRADLE for footwear on the grounds of mere descriptiveness under Section 2(e)(1) and likelihood of confusion with the registered mark DYNAMIC CRADLE for athletic footwear [CRADLE disclaimed].
June 26, 2014 - 2 PM: In re Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc., Serial Nos. 853615663 and 85363291 [Section 2(d) refusal to register FLEXI-VAN for "Leasing of motor vehicles; Leasing of vehicles; Rental of motor vehicles; Rental of traction vehicle and trailers; Rental of vehicles; Vehicle rental” on the ground of likelihood of confusion the registered mark FLEXI for "rental of land, air and sea vehicles"].
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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2014.