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TTABlog Running Index: January 2023 - Date

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Section 2(a) - Deceptiveness:

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:



Specimen of Use/Nonuse:

Pan American Convention:


Entitlement to a Statutory Cause of Action:

Prosecution Issues:

CAFC Decisions:


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