The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Tee-Tee-Ā-Bee) has
scheduled six (VI) oral hearings for the month of January 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
January 14, 2020 - 10 AM: In re WCM Industries, Inc.
, Serial No. 87555014 [refusal to register the three-dimensional
product configuration of a bathtub overflow drain cap on the ground
of Section 2(e)(5) functionality or, alternatively, lack of
January 21, 2020 - 11 AM: In re Antsy Labs LLC
, Serial No. 87157508 [refusal to register the purported mark
FIDGET CUBE for "Stress relief exercise
toys" [CUBE disclaimed] on the ground of genericness].
January 22, 2020 - 1 PM: Barclays Capital Inc. and Barclays PLC v. TigerLlily Venture Ltd
, Oppositions Nos. 91219477, 91219478, and 91219549
[Barclay's oppositions to TigerLlily's applications to
register LEHMAN BROTHERS for beer, spirits, and
bar and restaurant services, on the grounds of likelihood of
confusion and dilution, false association, and lack of bona fide
intent to use, in view of the previously used, identical mark for
"securities brokerage services; investment consulting
services; investment banking services; and merchant banking
services;" consolidated with TigerLlily's opposition to
Barclay's application to register LEHMAN
BROTHERS for financial services, on the grounds of nonuse
and lack of bona fide intent to use].
January 23, 2020 -11 AM: In re It's Easy, Inc.
, Serial No. 87782192 and 87782213 [Failure-to-function refusals
of IT'S EASY in standard form and in the
design form shown below, for various services relating to obtaining
passports, visas, other travel documents, license plates, and other
January 28, 2020 - 11 AM: In re Steve Harrold
, Serial No. 87631770 [Requirement that applicant disclaim the
phrase ORGANIC NATURAL ENERGY in the word + design
mark shown below, for "Meal replacements being a nutritional
supplement in the form of bars, snacks, and shakes consisting
primarily of organic and natural ingredients adapted for functional
health benefit," and for "organic nut based food bars;
organic fruit based ready to eat food bar," and other organic
January 28, 2020 - 2 PM: Progressive Beverages, Inc. v. Teeq Spirits LLC
, Opposition No. 91238533 [Section 2(d) opposition to
registration of TEEQ for "Alcoholic
beverages, namely, distilled agave liquor" in view of the
registered mark TEQ for "Korean distilled
spirits (soju); shochu (spirits)"].
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