Friday, December 30, 2016

2016 TTAB Precedential Decisions

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Section 2(d) - Likelihood of Confusion:

Section 2(e)(1) - Mere Descriptiveness

Section 2(e)(3) - Geographically Deceptively Misdescriptive:
Section 2(e)(4) - Primarily Merely a Surname:

Section 2(e)(5) - Functionality:

Section 2(f) - Acquired Distinctiveness:
Application Requirements/Lawful Use/Specimen of Use:

Failure to Function:
Family of Marks:

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