The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled eight final hearings for the month of May 2020. All of the hearings will be held via video conference. Briefs and other papers for each case may be found at TTABVUE
via the link provided.
May 5, 2020 – 1 PM: JB Livsey Holdings, LLC d/b/a Ranger Technology Solutions
, Cancellation No. 92065288 [Petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark RANGER AMERICAN
in standard character and design forms, for “Monitoring of security systems” [AMERICAN disclaimed] on the grounds of non-use and of likelihood of confusion with petitioner’s alleged common law mark RANGER AMERICAN
for “installation, maintenance and repair of commercial and residential low-voltage security and electronic equipment”].
May 6, 2020 – 1 PM: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. v. Dennis Bonica
, Opposition No. 91229194 [Section 2(d) opposition to SWEETHOT & Design
for “Marinades; Ready-made sauces; Sauces; Sauces for barbecued meat; Spice blends; Spice rubs; Barbecue sauce; Barbeque sauce; Chicken wing sauce; Chili sauce; Cooking sauces; Dipping sauces; Food condiment consisting primarily of ketchup and salsa; Grilling sauces; Hot sauce; Hot chili pepper sauce; Ready-made sauces; Savory sauces used as condiments; Steak sauce in view of the registered mark SWEET HEA
T for, inter alia, spices and sauces].
May 12, 2020 – 11 AM: In re Carolyn Anderson Beautiful, LLC.
, Serial No. 87851445 [Section 2(d) refusal to register BEAUTIFUL (Stylized)
for “Hair care products, namely, shampoos; hair conditioners; hair sprays; styling gels; hair fiber protectants in the form of lotions and creams; styling foams for hair; root lifters in the nature of hair creams, foams, gels, and spray liquids; volumizers in the nature of hair creams, foams, gels, and sprays; hair lotions, gels, pomades, and waxes in the nature of hair taffies; and hair waxes,” in view of the registered mark BEAUTIFU
L for “perfume, cologne, body creme, body lotion, body powder, perfumed soap”].
May 13, 2020 – 10 AM: In re OCL Financial Services LLC, Serial No. 87614152 [Section 2(d) refusal of ONCOURSE for “Educational services, namely, providing online and live instruction in the fields of financial services, healthcare, and real estate but not including the provision of services in those fields,” in view of the registered mark ON COURSE PERSONAL FINANCIAL NAVIGATION for “Investment brokerage; investment advice; financial planning.”
May 14, 2020 – 10 AM: Fuji Medical Instruments Mfg. Co., Ltd. v. American Crocodile International Group, Inc., Cancellation No. 92062760 [Petition for cancellation of a registration (issued in 2007) for the mark FUJIIRYOKI for “Massage apparatus ; Massage chairs; Massaging apparatus for personal use” on the ground of fraud].
May 20, 2020 – 2 PM: Hidden Ridge Vineyard, LLC, Serial No. 87868652[Section 2(d) refusal of IMMORTAL & Design in view of the registered mark THE IMMORTAL ZIN [ZIN disclaimed], both for wine.
May 21, 2020 – 1 PM: In re Maryhill AB, Serial No. 88102714 [Section 2(d) refusal of the mark shown below for various baked goods, including bread, in view of the registered mark BREAD FOR EVERYONE for bread.
May 28, 2020 – 11 AM: In re Jevona Battle, Serial No. 88029949 [Section 2(d) refusal of BATTLE FITNESS for “Personal fitness training, physical fitness and physical exercise instruction, fitness and exercise classes” and for “Nutritional counseling” [FITNESS disclaimed] in view of the registered marks BATTLE FIT & Design for physical fitness training services [FIT disclaimed] and BODY BATTLE FITNESS & Design for personal fitness training services [FITNESS disclaimed].
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