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By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed a Section 2(e)(2) refusal of the mark LEIPER'S FORK DISTILLERY for "insulating sleeve holders for beverage cans," various clothing items, and alcoholic beverages...
By John L. Welch
The 2018 Annual Review of U.S. Trademark Cases, co-authored by John L. Welch and titled "The Seventieth Year of Administration of the Lanham Act of 1946," appeared in the January-February...
By John L. Welch
The Board reversed a Section 2(e)(3) refusal to register the mark LAROMANA for "brown sugar," finding the mark not to be primarily geographically deceptively misdescriptive.
By John L. Welch
The Board granted a petition for cancellation of four registrations for the mark GIDGET for clothing, cosmetics, jewelry, entertainment, and various other goods and services in eight classes, ruling that respondent ...
By John L. Welch
The Board dismissed this opposition involving the two marks shown immediately below, for clothing embedded or infused with copper [COPPER 88 disclaimed] ...
By Edmund Walsh
Two recent events will drive big changes in ongoing and future post-grant trials (IPR, PGR and CBM). The PTAB has just announced that it intends to abandon the "broadest reasonable" ...
By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed the USPTO's refusal to register the mark ROSSO GRANATO for wine, finding it to be merely descriptive of the goods, and further finding that it fails to function ...
By John L. Welch
The Board rejected this applicant's claim of acquired distinctiveness for the mark PET GRASS for grass, grass kits, food for animals, and retail pet supply services.
By John L. Welch
The Board sustained this Section 2(d) opposition to registration of the mark TOOL USA.COM & Design for "Manually operated hand tools ...
By John L. Welch
The Board dismissed this opposition to registration of the mark DR. DRAI, in standard character form, and the word + design mark shown immediately below, for educational, entertainment, and consulting services...
By John L. Welch
Here we go again. The Board sustained an opposition to registration of the marks BEAR CREEK DISTILLERY ...
By John L. Welch
Those of a certain age will remember The Cyrkle and their mid 1960s hit songs, "Red Rubber Ball" and "Turn-Down Day."
By John L. Welch
The Board dismissed this petition for cancellation of a Supplemental Registration for the mark TRAILERTRADERS.COM, in standard character form, for advertising ...
By John L. Welch
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has scheduled four (IV) oral hearings for the month of May 2018.
By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed a refusal to register the mark shown below, for "retail furniture stores," absent a disclaimer of "FURNITURE WAREHOUSE."