Moldex-Metric, Inc. v. McKeon Products, Inc., No. 16-55548 (9th Cir. 2018)

Link to ad for Moldex earplugs 

Justia: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court’s grant of summary judgment for McKeon in a trademark infringement action alleging that McKeon’s green ear plugs infringed Moldex’s green earplugs. The panel held that the existence or nonexistence of

McGowen Precision Barrels v Proof Research, TTAB can no. 92067618 (precedential).

Petitioner seeks cancellation of Respondent’s registration for a configuration trademark:

a gun barrel trade dress registration described as:

The “mottled” appearance was created by wrapping carbon fiber around a gun barrel, “curing” the fiber, grinding it and polishing it. As carbon fiber is substituted