Tuesday, May 29, 2018

TTAB Test: Which One of These Three Mere Descriptiveness Refusals Was Reversed?

Here are three recent appeals from mere descriptiveness refusals under Section 2(e)(1). One of the refusals was reversed. Let's see how you do in the role of TTAB judge. [Answer in first comment].

In re Migeca S.p.A., Serial No. 87105947 (May 15, 2018) [not precedential] (Opinion by Judge George C. Pologeorgis). [Mere descriptiveness refusal of CA’PUCCINO COFFEE HOUSE AND KITCHEN & Design for, inter alia, coffee and café services [COFFEE HOUSE AND KITCHEN disclaimed].

In re Buchanan, Serial No. 86847785 (May 15, 2017) [not precedential] (Opinion by Judge Cheryl B. Goodman). [Mere descriptiveness refusal of KOPI CHAM MOCHA for "coffee based beverages"].

In re gebana AG, Serial No. 79189309 (May 25, 2018) [not precedential] (Opinion by Judge Anthony R. Masiello). [Mere descriptiveness refusal of GLOBAL FARMERS’ MARKET for various food items in classes 29, 30, and 31].

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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2018.


At 5:56 AM, Blogger John L. Welch said...

The third one, GLOBAL FARMERS' MARKET, was reversed.


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