TTAB Posts August 2016 Hearing Schedule
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled three (III) oral hearings for the month of August. The 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.
August 16, 2016 - 2 PM: Theatrical Stage Employees Union Local No. 2 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States and Canada v. David B. Eaves, Cancellation No. 92055242 [Petition to cancel a registration for the mark CHICAGO STAGEHAND, in standard character form, for "employment Staffing in the field of labor and technical support in live corporate, concert and special events," on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the prior-used mark CHICAGO STAGEHANDS for union and staffing services in the live-event and production industry services in the live-event and production industry].
August 24, 2016 - 10 AM: In re Lions Gate Entertainment, Inc , Serial No. 85535372 [Refusal to register the design mark shown below for "licensing of merchandise and intellectual property associated with motion pictures; providing online information on the licensing of merchandise associated with motion pictures," on the ground that the specimens of use do not show the applied-for mark in use in commerce in connection with the services identified].
August 24, 2016 - 11 AM: In re Summit Entertainment, LLC, Serial Nos. 85831593 and 85813596 [Section 2(d) refusals to register the mark INSURGENT for various goods including computer games, downloadable electronic games, and video games, and for various services including "providing online computer games," in view of the registered mark INSURGENCY for "Computer game software for personal computers and home video game consoles"].
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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2016.