Wednesday, September 01, 2010

TTAB Posts September 2010 Hearing Schedule

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

September 14, 2010 - 11 AM: In re Blandi International, LLC, Serial No. 77482010 [Section 2(d) refusal to register the mark PRONTO for "hair lotions and cosmetics" and for "providing information about the application to hair of lotions and cosmetics for cosmetic use and hair care," in view of the identical mark registered for "hair shampoos and hair conditioners"].

September 14, 2010 - 2 PM: Cake Divas v. Charmaine V. Jones, Opposition No. 91173301 [Fraud and Section 2(d) opposition to registration of the mark CAKEDIVA for "greeting cards featuring photographs of cakes and cookies" and for "cakes ... and edible decorations made of sugar for cakes and cookies," in light of the mark CAKE DIVAS for "custom cake making, baking, designing and decorating services for edible and faux cakes"].

September 21, 2010 - 2 PM: Stoncor Group, Inc. v. Stonel Inc., Opposition No. 91177161 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of the mark STONEL & Design for "Bricks; Concrete building materials namely, thin face brick on prefabricated panels," based upon an alleged family of "STON"-formative marks for flooring, coating, sealing and bonding products].

September 22, 2010 - 2 PM: Swatch AG v. Amy T. Bernard, Opposition No. 91169312 (February 23, 2011) [not precedential].

Sections 2(d) and 43(c) opposition to registration of the mark SWAP (Stylized) for "watch faces, ribbon watch bands, slide pendants, and beaded watch bands" in light of the registered mark SWATCH for watches and parts thereof].

September 23, 2010 - 2 PM: Morinaga & Co., Ltd. v. Crown Confectionary Co., Ltd., Opposition No. 91171726 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of the mark MYCHEW (Stylized) for "chewing gum; candy; caramels" in view of the registered mark HI-CHEW (Stylized) for candy.]

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2010.


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