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TTAB Test: Are These Two Design Marks Confusable for T-Shirts?

USA - October 2 2017 The USPTO refused registration of the mark shown below left, for "T-shirts," finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the mark shown below…

TTABlog Test: Is this Mutilation of a Tire-and-Boot Design, or Not?

USA - September 28 2017 The USPTO refused registration of the mark shown below left, for tires," finding that the the drawing is not a substantially exact representation of…

TTAB Test: Three Recent Appeals From Section 2(d) Refusals

USA - September 28 2017 It's been said that one can predict the outcome of a Section 2(d) case 95% of the time just by looking at the marks and the goods. Here are three…

Super woman of real estate dilutes Superman

USA - September 26 2017 In a rare decision based solely on dilution, the Board sustained an opposition to registration of SUPER WOMAN OF REAL ESTATE, in standard character…

Precedential No. 28: TTAB Affirms Surname Refusal of OLIN, Rejects Transfer of Acquired Distinctiveness under 2(f)

USA - September 25 2017 The Board affirmed a Section 2(e)(4) refusal of the applied-for mark OLIN for certain chemical products, finding the mark to be primarily merely a…

TTAB Finds QLED Generic for ...... Guess What?

USA - September 21 2017 The Board affirmed a refusal to register QLED on the Supplemental Register, finding it to be generic for smartphones, computers, and related goods…

TTAB Enters Judgment Summarily in #TIDALTUESDAY Opposition On Ground of Nonuse

USA - September 20 2017 The Board granted Opposer Tidal Music's motion for summary judgment, concluding that Applicant Rose Digital had failed to prove use of the applied-for…

TTAB Test: Is FARM TO TABLE Merely Descriptive of Wines?

USA - September 19 2017 The USPTO refused to register the mark FARM TO TABLE, finding it merely descriptive of "wines" under Section 2(e)(1), and also concluding that it…

TTAB Denies Fraud Claim But Sustains SUNDICATORS Section 2(d) Opposition

USA - September 18 2017 The Board sustained this Section 2(d) opposition, finding applicant's mark SUNDICATORS likely to cause confusion with opposer's mark SUN/DICATORS…

TTAB Test: How Would You Decide These Three Recent Section 2(d) Appeals?

USA - September 15 2017 Here are three Section 2(d) appeals decided two days ago. Third-party use and registration evidence played a significant role in each case. At least…