TTABlog: TTAB Dismisses Claim Invoking Unsatisfiable Santiago Trademark Convention (The Santiago Convention requires certification by an ‘Inter-American Burea. Alas, there have been no IABs since 1949).
Rule 2.120 is a bit long, but it is worth reading now and then.
Aaron Greenspan, a college classmate of Mark Zuckerberg, has filed a petition to cancel Facebook’s first registration for FACEBOOK, on three grounds: (1) prior rights; (2) genericness; and (3) fraud on the PTO.
InfoLaw discussion here.
Latest in Stoller saga. Google went after Stoller ‘alter egos’ but not Stoller himself so Stoller ‘intervened.’ Next to last paragraph re $10,000 fine of interest.
TTABlog commentary here.:
In a case “similar to Medinol,” the Board granted Petitioner’s motion for summary judgment on the ground of fraud as to four registrations owned by Respondent, finding that Respondent had made knowingly false statements in its Statements of Use (signed by its attorney) regarding use of its XEL HERBACEUTICALS marks on
Rockbridge Capital, LLC v. Rockbridge Equity Partners, LLC
Ohio Southern District Court
Filed: March 5, 2008
Plaintiff: Rockbridge Capital, LLC, Rockbridge Capital, LLC Defendant: Rockbridge Equity Partners, LLC
Case Number: 2:2008cv00208
Stahls’ Incorporated et al v. All American Supply, Incorporated
Michigan Eastern District Court
Filed: March 3, 2008
Plaintiff: Stahls’ Incorporated, Stahls’ Special Projects, Incorporated…
Foreign trademark owners who seek registration in the United States may be troubled by several recent developments in American trademark law. The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s current fraud jurisprudence holds an applicant or registrant strictly responsible for false statements made to
Giants 17, Patriots 14.
This will be interesting:
Word Mark VAJAYJAY
Goods and Services beauty, hair care and personal care products
Serial Number 77337809
Filing Date November 27, 2007
Owner (APPLICANT) Twist, New.Brand.Venture