The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Tee-Tee-Ā-Bee) has scheduled seven (VII) oral hearings for the month of January 2021. The hearings will be held via video. Briefs and other papers for each case may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

January 14, 2021 – 11 AM: In re Spohn Global Enterprises LLC , Serial No. 87826140 [Section 2(d) refusal of THERMO TIKI for “gas patio heaters” [THERMO disclaimed] in view of the registered mark TIKI for “wood burning firepits; landscape lighting fixtures; LED landscape lighting fixtures; LED lighting fixtures; lighting fixtures for decks and patios.”]


January 19, 2021 – 11 AM: In re Spark Therapeutics, Inc., Serial No. 87614019 [Section 2(d) refusal of SPARK THERAPEUTICS GENERATION PATIENT SERVICES for, inter alia, providing information for patients, families and health care providers about health care insurance coverage and insurance reimbursement programs [THERAPEUTICS and PATIENT SERVICES disclaimed], in view of the registered mark SPARQ & Design for “Providing health information services, namely, providing information relating to medical healthcare plans.]

January 19, 2021 – 12 PM: In re Golden Bison Consolidated, LLC , Serial No. 87980485 [Refusal to register CERTIFIED BISON on the Supplemental Register  for “bison meat; prepackaged meals consisting primarily of bison meat and vegetables, all of the aforementioned bison meat being certified” [BISON disclaimed] on the ground of genericness.]

January 21, 2021 – 2 PM: In re Tinazzi S.r.l. , Serial No. 88305868 [Section 2(d) refusal of N 3 VINUM ITALICUM OPERA & Design for wine [VINUM disclaimed] in view of the registered marks NO. 3 (stylized) and NO. 3 (standard characters) for whisky, spirits, and liqueurs, and OPERA (standard characters) for wines and sparkling wine.]


January 26, 2021 – 1 PM: Kudos, Inc. v. Kudo, Inc. dba Kudo Technologies, Opposition No. 91240097 [Opposition to registration of KUDO for downloadable software and SAAS for enabling online conferencing in multiple languages, on the ground of likelihood of confusion with the registered mark KUDOS for, inter alia, Internet-based social networking services, and on the ground of nonuse as of the filing date of the underlying application for the class 9 goods.]

January 27, 2021 – 1 PM:
 The Marshall Tucker Band, Inc. v. MT Industries, Inc., Cancellation No. 92065794 [Petition for cancellation of registrations for MARSHALL TUCKER BAND and the stylized version shown below, for audio and video recordings, on the ground that the registrations are void ab initio because registrant was not the owner of the marks at the time of filing the underlying applications, and on the ground of fraud in filing said applications.]

January 28, 2021 – 11 AM: In re Kojima Productions Co., Ltd., Serial No. 79210110 [Section 2(d) refusal of KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS & Design for “Computer game software; computer games programmes; computer games cartridge; computer game programs for home video game machines [PRODUCTIONS disclaimed] in view of the registered mark KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS & Design for computer game software [PRODUCTIONS disclaimed.]

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