The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Tee-Tee-Ā-BEE) has scheduled two oral hearings for the month of March 2020. The hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria, Virginia. Briefs and other papers for each case may be found at TTABVUE via the links provided.

March 17, 2020 – 11 AM: salesforce.com, Inc. v. Molly Wendell, Opposition No. 91237941 [Section 2(d) opposition to registration of YOUR WORKFORCE IS YOUR SALESFORCE for printed publications and educational services “in the field of networking, relationship building, collaboration, leadership, management, education, sales, communication, corporate and personal assessment and measurement, and professional and personal development,” in view of the allegedly famous and registered mark SALESFORCE for various services, including sales-related training and educational services].

March 31, 2020 – 11 AM: In re The Half Baked Bus, LLC, Serial No. 88099422 [Section 2(d) refusal of HALF BAKED BUS, in standard form, for “Cosmetic preparations for skin care other than tanning accelerators; Cosmetics and cosmetic preparations other than tanning accelerators; Skin cream other than tanning accelerators; Skin moisturizer other than tanning accelerators,” in view of the registered mark HALF BAKED for “cosmetics, namely, sun tan accelerator lotion”].

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TTABlog note: Only two hearings this month? What gives?

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2020.