October 4, 2018 – 10 AM: In re Red Flags Fly, Inc., Serial No. 87104371 [Requirement that applicant disclaim the word ANAHEIM in the mark ANAHEIM HILLBILLIES (Stylized) for various clothing items, on the ground that the word is geographically descriptive].
October 9, 2018 – 11 AM: Cards Against Humanity, LLC v. Vampire Squid Cards, LLC, Opposition No. 91225576 [Opposition to registration of the mark CRABS AGAINST HUMIDITY, in standard character and logo form, for “Card games; Game cards” on the grounds of Section 2(d) likelihood of confusion and Section 2(a) false association with, and Section 43(c) likelihood of dilution of, the registered mark CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY for “Card games; Game cards.”
October 10, 2018 – 1 PM: In re Hollywood Casinos, LLC, Serial Nos. 87210257 and 87210260 [Requirement that applicant disclaim the term CLASSIC SLOTS in the marks HOLLYWOOD CLASSIC SLOTS and HOLLYWOOD CLASSIC SLOTS 10X for “Computer and electronic game software; interactive video game programs; computer game software for use on mobile devices; computer game programs downloadable via the Internet,” on the ground of descriptiveness].
October 11, 2018 – 1 PM: I Live Here, I Give Here v. Amplify Federal Credit Union , Opposition No. 91228233 [Section 2(d) priority contest involving two applicants seeking to register the mark AMPLIFY, in standard character form, for charitable fundraising services].
October 30, 2018 – 10 AM: In re Starbucks Corporation, Serial No. 85792872 [Refusal to register an alleged mark consisting of a green circle placed centrally on the front exterior side of a white cup, for “Coffee, tea, coffee and tea based beverages, and cocoa; Restaurants, cafes, cafeterias, snack bars and coffee bars; carry-out restaurant and food preparation services,” on the following grounds: (1) the application does not include an accurate and complete description of the mark indicating that the mark is three-dimensional; (2) applicant has not shown use of the mark in the drawing with the identified goods and services (a) because the mark in the drawing is not a substantially exact representation of any of the marks in use as shown by the specimens, (b) the mark is not sufficiently associated with the services in the specimens of record; and (3) applicant has not shown that the mark in the drawing has acquired distinctiveness under Section 2(f) and the mark is not inherently distinctive].
October 30, 2018 – 1 PM: Topiclear, Inc. v. K&M Distributors, Cancellation No. 92062923 [Section 2(d) petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark TROPIC CLAIR PLUS for cosmetics in view of the registered mark TOPICLEAR and formatives thereof, also for cosmetics].
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