Wednesday, February 01, 2012

TTAB Posts February 2012 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled eight (8) 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 2, 2012 - 10 AM: In re Vibrynt, Inc., Serial No. 77701760 [Section 2(d) refusal of PREVAIL for “medical devices, namely, abdominal implants comprised of artificial materials and associated surgical instrument sets" in view of the registered mark PEEK PREVAIL for “surgical implants comprising artificial material"].

February 2, 2012 - 2 PM: In re MDF Italia SPA, Serial No. 79063250 [Section 2(e)(2) refusal of MDF IT & Design for furniture, furniture fittings, and furniture catalogs, on the ground that the mark is primarily geographically descriptive of the goods].

February 7, 2012 - 10 AM: Lush Ltd. v. Luscious, LLC, Opposition No. 91158982 [Section 2(d) opposition to LUSCIOUS COSMETICS for cosmetics, including bath soaps, in view of the registered mark LUSH for overlapping products].

February 7, 2012 - 2 PM: In re Advanced Armament Corp., LLC, Serial No. 77770899 [Section 2(a) refusal to register the mark shown below for "silencers for firearms" on the ground that the mark is immoral or scandalous].

February 9, 2012 - 10 AM: In re da Vinci, S.A., Serial No. 77651154 [Section 2(d) refusal of DA VINCI for various clothing items in view of the registered marks L’IL DAVINCI and DON DAVINCI for various clothing items].

February 9, 2012 - 2 PM: In re Fedrigoni, S.p.A., Serial No. 79069010 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of MULTILEVEL for various products used in the security printing and anti-counterfeiting industry, including printed holograms and security threads].

February 14, 2012 - 10 AM: Valentino, S.p.A. v. Matsuda & Co., Opposition No. 91174169 [ Opposition to registration of VALENTINO RUDY (Stylized) for watches, spectacles, fabric, clothing, and sporting goods, in view of the registered mark VALENTINO for overlapping goods].

February 28, 2012 - 2 PM: In re IO Data Centers, LLC, Serial No. 77902194 [Refusal to register I/O ANYWHERE for "high density enclosures for computer servers and computer equipment" based on Applicant's failure to disclaim "I/O"]

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2012.


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