Thursday, December 30, 2010

TTABlog Quarterly Index: October-December 2010

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Section 2(a) - false association:

Section 2(a) - scandalous:

Section 2(c) - lack of consent from living individual:

Section 2(d) - likelihood of confusion:

Section 2(e)(1) - mere descriptiveness:

Section 2(e)(2) - primarily geographically descriptive:

Section 2(e)(4) - primarily merely a surname:

Section 2(f) - acquired distinctiveness:


Failure to Function



Lack of bona fide intent:



Procedural issues:

Use in Commerce/Drawing/Specimen of Use:

CAFC Decisions:

Recommended Reading:


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