Monday, January 30, 2017

TTAB Posts February 2017 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled four (4) oral hearings for the month of February 2017. The first of the four hearings will be held at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. The remaining three hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria, Virginia. Briefs and other papers for these cases may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

February 15, 2017 - 10 AM: Cosmetic Warriors Limited v. Trang Diem Tran, Opposition No. 91214890 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of LUSH VAPOR for "Chemical flavorings in liquid form used to refill electronic cigarette cartridges" in view of the registered mark LUSH for cosmetic preparations, bath and beauty preparations, and related services].

February 15, 2017 - 11 AM: Win Luck Trading Inc. v. Northern Food I/E Inc. dba Northern Food, Cancellation No. 92058825 et al. [Petitions for cancellation of registrations for the four Chinese character marks shown below, for "Asian noodles; Chinese noodles; Noodles" on the ground of mere descriptiveness under Section 2(1) and lack of acquired distinctiveness].

February 28, 2017 -10 AM: Margaritaville Enterprises LLC v. Rachel A Bevis DBA Rachel A Bevis, Oppositions No. 91219403 and 91221395 [Section 2(d) oppositions to registration of MARIJUANAVILLE for “T-Shirts, Hats, Sweat Shirts, sweat pants, Jackets, Socks” and for “Drive-through retail store services featuring coffee and related goods; Retail apparel stores; Retail clothing stores,” on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the registered mark MARGARITAVILLE for clothing , coffee, and retail store services featuring clothing, books, and kitchen appliances].

February 28, 2017 - 11 AM: In re ECI Software Solutions, Inc., Serial No. 86544101 [Section 2(d) refusal to register the mark NAVERISK for "Computer software for the monitoring and management of IT systems; computer software for project and resource management” and “Computer services for the monitoring and management of IT systems; design and development of computer software for others; computer services for project and resource management; computer technical support services, namely, service desk or help desk services for IT systems; providing online non-downloadable software for use in the monitoring and management of IT systems,” in view of the registered mark NAVRISK for “Computer software platforms for Policy Management, insurance claims management and loss control”].

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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2016.


At 9:32 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Any Chinese speaker would know that most of those noodle marks are each generic without a second glance.

At 10:36 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good MARIJUANAVILLE parody at this site which Opposer even notes in its brief:


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