Friday, August 31, 2018

TTAB Posts September 2018 Hearing Schedule

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has scheduled five (5) oral hearings for the month of September 2018. Three hearings will be held in the Madison Building in Alexandria, Virginia,. The third and fourth hearings listed below will be held at the University of San Diego School of Law, Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom, San Diego, CA. Briefs and other papers for these cases may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

September 4, 2018 - 10 AM: In re Paradyce Clothing Company, Inc., Serial No. 87562296 [Section 2(d) refusal of PARADYCE for various clothing items, in view of the registered mark PAR-A-DICE HOTEL-CASINO for overlapping clothing items].

September 6, 2018 - 2 PM: Royal Chain, Inc. v Mansur Gavriel LLC, Opposition No. 91214740 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of MANSUR GAVRIEL for "Handbags; tote bags; purses; wallets," in view of the allegedly previously used mark PHILLIP GAVRIEL for jewelry].

September 20, 2018 - 11:10 AM: In re Cavium, Inc., Serial No. 86678199 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of PACKET TRACKER for ethernet switches; semiconductor chips; ethernet switching chips; microprocessors, and related devices and software].

September 20, 2018 - 1:55 PM: Michael A. Robinson v Hot Grabba Leaf, LLC, Cancellation No. 92060394 [Section 2(d) petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark HOT GRABBA NATURAL TOBACCO LEAF for leaf tobacco, in view of the registered mark GRABBA LEAF, in standard character and design form, for cigar wraps, with counterclaims to cancel petitioner's registrations on the grounds of mere descriptiveness or genericness].

September 20, 2018 - 2:30 PM: Josephs Licensing Inc. v. Laguna Costa LLC, Opposition No. 91225944 and Cancellations Nos. 92063073 and 92063076 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of LAGUNA COSTA & Design and for "Athletic apparel, namely, shirts, pants, jackets, footwear, hats and caps, athletic uniforms; Sport shirts; Sports caps and hats; Sports jackets; Sports jerseys; Sports pants; Sports shirts; Sports shirts with short sleeves," and petitions for cancellation of registrations for the marks LAGUNA COSTA in standard character form and in a second design form, for the same goods, in view of the mark LAGUNA registered in various stylized and design forms, for clothing].

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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2018.


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