Tuesday, February 03, 2015

TTAB Posts February 2015 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled five (5) oral hearings for the month of February, 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.

February 5, 2015 - 2 PM: Publix Asset Management Company v. The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc., Oppositions Nos. 91186148 and 91186863 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of GREEN WAY for a wide range of products, including cosmetics, olive oil, pasta sauce, fresh vegetables, charcoal, food supplements, batteries, paper towels, tea, pet food, and soda pop, in view of the registered mark GREENWISE for grocery store services and a wide range of products, including tomato sauce, paper towels, nutritional supplements, and charcoal briquettes].

February 18, 2015- 11 AM: In re C. H. Hanson Company, Serial No. 77983232 [Section 2(d) refusal to register C.H. HANSON for "Hand tools, namely, chalk line reels; Hand tools, namely, squares; Hand-operated sharpening tools and instruments; Hand-operated tin snips; Pliers; Snips," in view of the registered mark HANSON for "Die taps and die sets, taps and tap sets, all the foregoing for use with machine tools," and "Hand tools, namely, wrenches, and accessories for wrenches, namely, die taps and die sets, taps and tap sets"].

February 24, 2015 - 2 PM: In re Campagnolo S.R.L., Serial No. 85168469 [Section 2(d) refusal of BULLET for "Bicycle parts, components and accessories, namely, bicycle wheels, rims and spokes for bicycle wheels, hubs, fast-locking hubs for bicycle wheels, brakes, tires, tubular tires, and inner tubes," in view of the registered mark BULLIT for "bicycle and bicycle frames"].

February 25, 2015 - 10 AM: In re Johnson & Johnson, Serial No. 85286071 [Refusal to register EARNING TRUST WITH EVERY BOTTLE for "Facial and skin cleansers; facial and body washes; soaps; shampoos; body lotions" on the ground that the specimen of record (a coupon) does not show the applied for phrase in use as a trademark].

February 26, 2015 - 10 AM: Pandora Jewelry, LLC v. Pandora's Makeup Box Inc., Opposition No. 91196078 [Opposition to registration of PANDORA'S for cosmetics and for retail and online store services featuring cosmetics, in view of the registered mark PANDORA for jewelry and retail stores featuring jewelry].

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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2015.


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