The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Tee-Tee-Ā-Bee) has scheduled seven (7) oral hearings for the month of August 2019. The hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria, Virginia. Briefs and other papers for these cases may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

August 6, 2019 – 11 AM: In re PCS Petroleum LLC, Serial No. 87728983 [Section 2(d) refusal to register the mark KP QUIK STOP & Deign for retail convenience stores, in view of the registered mark KWIK STOP for “Retail convenience store services featuring gasoline, other petroleum products and alcoholic beverages”].

August 7, 2019 – 10 AM: Park Hotel Management Pte Ltd. v. Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Opposition No. 91233165 [Section 2(d) opposition to PARK HOTELS & RESORTS for “Investment services, namely, asset acquisition, consultation, development and management services; Real estate investment trust services” in view of alleged prior use of the mark PARK HOTEL for hotel reservation and booking services, and travel services].

August 14, 2019 – 9 AM: In re My Reelex Packaging Solutions, Inc., Serial Nos. 87285383 and 87285412 [Refusals to register the two packaging configurations shown below as trademarks for “electrical cables and wires” on the grounds of functionality under Section 2(e)(5), non-distinctiveness, and failure to function as a source indicator].

August 15, 2019 – 1 PM: In re Capital Automotive LLC, Serial No. 87573194 [Section 2(d) refusal of the mark shown below for “Financial services provided to the aviation industry, namely, providing the aviation industry with real estate investment trust services, real estate investment services and financial services in the nature of money lending” in view of the registered marks (same owner) TAILWIND and TAILWIND CAPITAL for “financial services, namely, equity capital investment and financial consultation services”].

August 20, 2019 – 2 PM: In re Inventive, LLC, Serial No. 86796893 [Section 2(d) refusal of FISH FIGHTER & Design for fishing tackle hand tools, fishing measuring tapes, apparel, and fishing tackle, in view of the registered mark FISHING FIGHTERS & Design for apparel, fishing tackle, and fishing gloves].

August 22, 2019 – 1 PM: In re Capital Automotive LLC, Serial No. 87573198 [Section 2(d) refusal of the mark shown below, for “Financial services provided to the automotive retail industry, namely, providing automotive dealers with real estate investment trust services, real estate investment services and financial services in the nature of equity investing and money lending for real estate development” in view of the registered mark four registered marks owned by the same entity for the marks CAFCAF AMERICA and CAFAMERICA for charitable fundraising and related financial services].

August 28, 2019 – 10 AM: In re Kitz Corporation, Serial No. 79221711 [Section 2(d) refusal of TOYO & Design for “iron and steel” in view of the registered mark TOYO KAHAN for, inter alia, iron and steel].

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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2019.