The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has scheduled six (6) oral hearings for the month of February 2018. The first two hearings listed for February 28th will be held at Tulane University Law School in New Orleans. The remaining four 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.

February 7, 2018 – 2 PMIn re Pan American Properties, Corp., Serial No. 86556214 [Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of WHITE SANGRIIIA for “Prepared alcoholic cocktail; Alcoholic beverages except beers” [WHITE and SANGRIA disclaimed].

February 8, 2018 – 10 AMIn re, llc, Serial No. 85916778 [Section 2(d) refusal of #WILLPOWER for various clothing items, in view of the registered mark shown below, for  clothing and shoes].

February 21, 2018 – 11 AM: New Jersey Turnpike Authority v. Jersey Boardwalk Franchising Co., Opposition No. 91219067 [Opposition to registration of the mark shown below right for “restaurant services” on the ground of likelihood of confusion in view of the registered mark shown below left, registered for highway maintenance services and information services, and used by licensees for ancillary goods].

February 28, 2018 – 11 AM: In re David Copeland-Smith, Serial Nos. 85498107 [Section 2(d) refusal of BEAST MODE SOCCER for “T-shirts” and “Sporting goods and equipment for soccer training, namely, balls. ” in view of the registered mark BEAST MODE, for “t-shirts” and “Men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, namely, shirts, sweatshirts; headwear, namely, hats, caps”].

February 28, 2018 – 1 PMLarr Pitt & Associates, P.C. v. Lundy Law, LLP, Opposition No. 91210158 [Opposition to registration of the slogan REMEMBER THIS NAME for legal services on the ground that the applied-for mark does not function as a mark and cannot be perceived by consumers as a source identifier].

February 28, 2018 – 1 PMIn re Woodbolt Distribution LLC dba Nutrabolt, Serial No. 86627384 [Section 2(a) deceptiveness refusal of P6 CHROME for Dietary and nutritional supplements that do not contain chromium].