September 9, 2020 – 3 PM: In re T3 Productions, LLC , Serial No. 87707617 [Section 2(d) refusal to register PORTAL for “Entertainment services, namely, escape rooms attraction,” in view of the identical mark registered for “providing facilities for virtual reality gaming and entertainment experiences in the form of virtual reality arcades”].
September 10, 2020 – 11 AM: In re Committee on Advanced Tuition Payment , Serial No. 88079982 and 88079989 [Refusal to register the marks WA529 in standard character and stylized form (below) for “Pre-paid educational financial services, namely, allowing purchasers to make advance payments towards future continuing education, and providing information relating to education financing” on the ground that the marks are primarily geographically descriptive under Section 2(e)(2)].
September 22, 2020 – 12 PM: In re PIF Group LLC, Serial No. 88084519 [Refusal to register the proposed mark SHE KNEW SHE COULD on the ground that the phrase fails to function as a trademark for a various goods in classes 14, 16, 18, 21, 25, and 28, including jewelry, blank journals, beach bags, drinking glasses, clothing, and playing cards].
September 29, 2020 – 11 AM: The United States Olympic Committee v. Tempting Brands Netherlands B.V., Opposition No. 91233138 [Opposition to registration of PIERRE DE COUBERTIN for various goods in classes 3, 9, 14, 16, 25, and 28, including perfume, sunglasses, jewelry, luggage, clothing, and sporting goods, on the ground that the proposed mark falsely suggests a connection with the Olympic Movement, in violation of Section 2(a)].
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TTABlog comment: Any predictions? See any WYHA?s ? By the way, why aren’t these video hearings publicly accessible?
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