Thursday, December 30, 2021

2021 TTAB Precedential Decisions

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Section 2(a) - Deceptiveness:

Section 2(a) - False Suggestion of a Connection:

Section 2(d) - Likelihood of Confusion:

Section 2(e)(1) - Deceptive Misdescriptiveness: Section 2(e)(1) - Mere Descriptiveness: Section 2(e)(3) - Primarily Geographically Deceptively Misdescriptive:
Section 2(e)(5) - Functionality

Section 2(f) - Acquired Distinctiveness


Lack of Bona Fide Intent:

Nonuse/Failure to Function/Specimens of Use: Section 14(3) Misuse of a Registration:

Procedural Issues/Discovery:

Prosecution Issues:
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