Tuesday, November 03, 2009

TTAB Posts November 2009 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled five (5) hearings for the month of November, 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.] Briefs and other papers for these cases may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

November 4, 2009 - 2 PM: Teletech, Inc. v. TeleTech Holdings, Inc., Opposition No. 91174132 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of the mark TELETECH for software, customer relationship management services, telecommunications services, and education and programming services, in view of the registered mark TELETECH INC. & Des. and the common-law mark TELETECH for engineering and consulting services in the field of telecommunications].

November 10, 2009 - 10 AM: Directed Electronics, Inc. v. Cobra Electronics Corporation, Opposition No. 91162506 [Opposition to registration of the mark COBRA.for vehicle alarm systems on the grounds of lack of bona fide intent and likelihood of confusion with Opposer's snake-branded vehicle security, vehicle remote start, and vehicle tracking products].

November 12, 2009 - 10 AM: Bose Corporation v. PWC Industries, Inc., Opposition No. 91182396 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of FULL WAVE AUDIO for "marine waterproof audio amplifier, and waterproof stereo speakers," on the ground of confusingly similarity with the registered marks WAVE and ACOUSTIC WAVE for loudspeaker systems and other electronic goods].

November 12, 2009 - 11 AM: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation v. VigiLanz Corporation, Opposition Nos. 91154210 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of VIGILANZ for "near real-time computer monitoring system comprised of a software application and database that anticipates and detects possible adverse drug events, and alerts healthcare providers to adverse drug events" in light of the registered mark VIGILANCE for heart monitors].

November 12, 2009 - 2 PM: In re Paul D. Miller, Serial No. 77332676 [Section 2(d) refusal to register the mark COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF for "Equipment sold as a unit for playing board games" in view of the nearly-identical mark COMMANDER IN CHIEF for playing cards].

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2009.


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