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By John L. Welch
ABA-IPL Section and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host the 7th Annual ABA-IPL Trademark Day on Wednesday
By John L. Welch
The Board granted a petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark SCHIEDMAYER for "pianos, namely, upright pianos,...
By John L. Welch
The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and Foley Hoag LLP are hosting a trademark roundtable discussion in Boston ...
By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed a refusal to register THE NEUROTIC PARENT'S GUIDE (in standard characters, with GUIDE disclaimed), finding that it fails to function as a trademark for "Publications, namely
By John L. Welch
The Board affirmed a refusal to register the alleged mark SLEEP HYGIENE CYCLE on the ground that Applicant's specimens of use failed to show use of the mark with the identified goods
By John L. Welch
In this Section 2(e)(1) opposition, the Board agreed with Opposer Christie Brinkley Skincare that Applicant Alumier's alleged mark IR DEFENSE is merely descriptive
By Anant K. Saraswat
Under the estoppel provisions of 35 U.S.C. § 315(e), if an IPR results in a final written decision, the petitioner is barred from raising invalidity arguments in court or the ITC based on any grounds
By John L. Welch
Here are three very recent TTAB decisions in Section 2(d) appeals, decided on the same day. I'm not giving any hints, so you're on your own.
By John L. Welch
The USPTO refused to register the mark ISABEL MARANT for perfumes and cosmetics, on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the registered mark
By John L. Welch
Applicant Beijing dialed a wrong number in this appeal from the USPTO's refusal to register the mark LINGO BUS for "Providing access to databases; Providing internet chatrooms; Providing on-line forums for transmission of messages ...
By John L. Welch
The Board's march through the du Pont factors left Applicant without a prayer of avoiding a conclusion of likelihood
By John L. Strand
Determining whether a party can be sued in a particular venue is crucial for both patent owners looking to file suit and accused infringers seeking to avoid a given venue
By John L. Welch
The USPTO refused registration of the mark HYDRAPORE for "breathable waterproof fabric sold as an integral component" of various clothing items
By John L. Welch
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Tee-Tee-Ā-Bee) has scheduled five (V) oral hearings for the month of September 2019
By John L. Welch
Here are three very recent TTAB decisions in Section 2(d) appeals, decided on the same day. I'm not giving any hints