Thursday, November 02, 2017

2017 TTAB Precedential Opinions

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Section 2(a) - Deceptiveness:
Section 2(b) - Flag, Coat of Arms, or Other Insignia:
Section 2(d) - Likelihood of Confusion:


Section 2(e)(1) - Mere Descriptiveness
    Section 2(e)(4) - Primarily Merely a Surname::
    Section 2(e)(5) - Functionality::


    Section 2(f): Acquired Distinctiveness:
    Abandonment:


    Application Requirements/Lawful Use/Specimen of Use:
    Certification Mark Control:


    Failure to Function/Phantom Mark:
    Fraud:
    Genericness:
    Discovery/Evidence/Procedure:

    Text Copyright John L. Welch 2017.