Thursday, March 31, 2016

TTAB Posts April 2016 Hearing Schedule [Part 2]

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled ten (10) oral hearings for the month of April. The first five (5) were listed yesterday. The next five (5) are listed below. These five (5) hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria, Virginia. Briefs and other papers for these cases may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

April 20, 2016 - 2:30 PM: In re Jetpay Corporation, Serial No. 85754561 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of MONEY ACCESS CENTER for "debit card, prepaid debit card, and stored value card services; banking services; financial information services"].

April 21, 2016 - 10 AM:  Atari Interactive, Inc. v. Andrew N. Greenberg, Opposition No. 91202952 [Opposition to registration of HAUNTED HOUSE TYCOON for "computer game software" in view of the registered mark HAUNTED HOUSE for computer and video games and related goods].

April 21, 2016 - 2 PM: LuckyU Enterprises, Inc., dba Giovanni's Original White Shrimp Truck v. John "Giovanni" Aragona, Cancellation No. 92057023 [Petition for cancellation of registrations for the marks GIOVANNI'S ALOHA FOODS, GIOVANNI'S SCAMPI MARINADE, GIOVANNI'S ORIGINAL WHITE SHRIMP TRUCK, and GIOVANNI'S HOT & SPICY WE REALLY MEAN IT SAUCE! for food services, marinades, and hot sauce, on the grounds of abandonment and likelihood of confusion with petitioner's alleged common law trademarks containing the term GIOVANNI'S].

April 26, 2016 - 10 AM: Eden Foods, Inc. v. Kelly M. Biensen, Opposition No. 91202409 [Opposition to registration of EDEN FARMS NATURALLY GOOD FOOD for "Meats, namely, pork" in view of opposer's alleged family of EDEN marks for various food items and food-related services].

April 26, 2016 - 11 AM: Edens Foods, Inc. v. Eden's Gardens Cafe, Inc., Opposition No. 91209895 [Opposition to registration of the mark shown below, for "Restaurant and café services; Restaurant services featuring American and Italian cuisine, sandwiches, and vegetarian entrees; Delicatessen services; Bar services; Coffee shop services; Catering services," in view of the opposer's alleged family of EDEN marks for various food items and food-related services].

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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2016.


At 3:07 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Plaintiff's Brief in the GIOVANNI'S case is a great example of how to not to redact your brief. All redacted text can be copied and pasted into a text editor to become readable.


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