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Marijuana Vaporizers Are (Still) Illegal Under CSA: TTAB Affirms Two "JUJU" Refusals
The Board affirmed refusals to register JUJU RX and JUJU HYBRID for smokeless marijuana vaporizers, under Sections 1 and 45 of the Trademark Act.
United States
25 Jul 2019
TTABlog Test: Is "HULA DELIGHTS" For Nut Gift Baskets Confusable With "HULA PRINCESS" For Nuts?
The USPTO refused registration of the mark HULA DELIGHTS for "gift baskets featuring processed nuts," finding a likelihood of confusion with the registered mark HULA PRINCESS
United States
27 May 2019
Precedential No. 6: TTAB Finds ALGAE WAFERS Generic For .... Guess What?
Adding to a growing list of genericness rulings, the Board affirmed a refusal to register ALGAE WAFERS for "fish food," finding it to be generic for the goods.
United States
16 Apr 2019
TTAB Reverses Descriptiveness Refusal Of "CANNABIS CANNIBALS" For Cartoons Featuring Cannabis-Smoking Cannibals
This guest post was written by Stephanie Grace Stella, an associate in the Trademark Group at Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
United States
14 Feb 2019
A Firsthand Account Of The Helsinn V. Teva Arguments
On Dec. 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Helsinn Healthcare v. Teva Pharmaceuticals. The question before the court was whether the America Invents Act of 2011 ...
United States
12 Dec 2018
TTAB Test: Is SONIA For Sauces Confusable With SONIA SONI LIFE IS A RECIPE For Spices?
The goods are relatively inexpensive items that are purchased without a great deal of care.
United States
9 Nov 2018
CAFC Renders Split Decision In CORN THINS And RICE THINS Appeal: Affirming Mere Descriptiveness But Remanding On Genericness
The CAFC issued a spit decision in this appeal from the TTAB's February 21, 2017 ruling [TTABlogged here] sustaining oppositions to registration of CORN THINS for "crispbread slices predominantly...
United States
12 Oct 2018
TTAB Test: Are These Two Word + Design Marks Confusable For Food Kits And Delivery Services?
The USPTO refused registration of the mark shown below left for "Food preparation services featuring fresh, properly proportioned, healthy meal kits and made to order for delivery...
United States
10 Sep 2018
WYHA? TTAB Finds America's Hometown Pizza Place Confusable With Hometown Pizza For Restaurant Services
[This guest post was written by Ryan Van Olst, an associate in the Trademark Group at Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.].
United States
7 Sep 2018
TTAB Finds Sales To Single Customer, Though Not Substantial, Sufficient To Avoid Abandonment Of MOMBACHO For Cigars
The Board dismissed a petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark MOMBACHO for cigars, ruling that Petitioner had failed to prove its claim of abandonment.
United States
26 Jul 2018
A Printed Publication May Be More Than Just A Label
As we have written previously, the PTAB is very active in defining what is and is not a printed publication, and what the PTAB decides can make or break the IPR.
United States
24 Jul 2018
PTAB Says Yes To (Pro)Drugs
Prodrugs are inactive compounds designed to be converted into pharmaceutically active metabolites following delivery to a patient.
United States
19 Dec 2017
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