Monday, November 03, 2014

TTAB Posts November 2014 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled 3 (three) oral 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 (lower right-hand corner)]. Briefs and other papers for these cases may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

November 4, 2014 - 11 AM: In re Design Solutions International, Inc., Serial Nos. 85812685 and 85815392 [Section 2(d) refusal of DSI and DSI DESIGN SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL INC for "ceiling lights, chandeliers, electric lamps, electric lighting fixtures, lighting fixtures, lamps" on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the registered mark DSI for "infrared lamp reflectors, ultraviolet lamp reflectors, and protective silver lamp reflectors"].

November 12, 2014 - 2 PM: Sigma-Tau Industrie Farmaceutiche Ruinite S.P.A. v. SigmaPharm Laboratories, LLC, Oppositions Nos. 91196802 and 91196807 [Section 2(d) oppositions to registration of the marks SigmaPharm, and SigmaPharm Laboratories, and SigmaPharm Laboratories & Design, for various pharmaceutical preparations and for pharmaceutical research and development services, in view of the registered marks SIGMA-TAU PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. and the Design Mark shown below right, for "pharmaceutical products for use in the treatment of carnitine deficiency and cardiovascular conditions]. 

November 25, 2014 - 10 AM: In re I.Am.Symbolic, LLC by assignment from William Adams, Serial Nos. 85044494, 85044495, and 85044496 [Refusals to register the mark I AM for cosmetics and personal products, "all associated with William Adams, professionally known as," in class 3, for sunglasses and sunglass cases "associated with William Adams, professionally known as," in class 9, and for jewelry, watches, and other goods, including "rubber wristbands in the nature of bracelets," in class 14, in view of the registered marks I AM for perfume, I AM (Stylized) for sunglasses and jewelry, and I AM for "silicone stretchable wrist band in the nature of a bracelet"].

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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2014.


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