Monday, October 01, 2012

TTAB Posts October 2012 Hearing Schedule

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

October 23, 2012 - 10 AM: In re TomTom International B.V., Serial No. 79091666 [Section 2(d) refusal of TOMTOM VIA for goods in Class 9 and services in Classes 38 and 39, all including or related to global positioning systems, on the ground of likely confusion with the registered marks VIA, VIA TELECOM, and VIA TELECOM & Design for various class 9 goods, including navigational and global positioning systems].

October 25, 2012 - 10 AM: Sandshaker Lounge and Package Store, LLC v. Quietwater Entertainment, Inc., Cancellation No. 92051644 [Petition to cancel a registration for the mark BUSHWACKER for "entertainment services in the nature of a festival featuring live musical groups," on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the identical mark allegedly previously used for frozen drinks and musical events, all of the parties' activities occurring in Pensacola Beach, Florida].

October 25, 2012 - 2 PM: In re Isaac Daniel Group, Inc., Serial No. 77885250 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of COVERT ALARM LOCATOR APPARATUS for "shoes, footwear, t-shirts, sports shirts, sports jerseys, sports jackets, sports pants, track pants, sports fleece pullover"].

October 30, 2012 - 2 PM: In re VOX Media Inc., Serial No. 85085395 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of MMA FIGHTING.COM & Design for "on-line journals, namely, blogs featuring sports; providing information in the field of sports" [MMA FIGHTING.COM disclaimed]. 

October 31, 2012 - 2 PM: In re Lydia Anne Juge, Serial No. 76704219 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of ANTIQUES OF PARIS, in standard character form, for "retail store services featuring international antiques" [ANTIQUES disclaimed].

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2012.


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