McDonalds prevails over application for MCDATES, which sought to combine serious dating with restaurant dining.  TTAB rejects application as users might assume MCDATES was source of fast and cheap dating.  Not a close case – applicant used McD’s colors on its website.  Thanks to John for the link.

Some marks that constitute McDonalds’ famous MC formative family include MCMERCHANDISE, MCNATURE, MCGIFT SHOP, MCWIPES, MCSHUTTLE, and here’s one for you irony fans, MCJOBS.