Stratus Networks, Inc. v. UBTA-UBET Communications Inc.

Stratus Networks, Inc., appeals from a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decision that denied registration of Stratus’s trademark on grounds of a likelihood of confusion with a trademark registered to UBTA-UBET Communications, Inc. On appeal, Stratus challenges the Board’s likelihood... Read more →

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Forney Industries, Inc.

Forney Industries, Inc. (“Forney”) appeals from a decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“the Board”) which affirmed the trademark examining attorney’s refusal to register Forney’s proposed mark on grounds that the proposed mark is of a type that... Read more →

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Hylete LLC v. Hybrid Athletics, LLC

Hylete LLC appeals from a decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board sustaining Hybrid Athletics, LLC’s opposition to Hylete’s trademark registration application. We conclude that Hylete waived the arguments on which its appeal relies because it raises new issues... Read more →

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Swagway, LLC v. International Trade Commission

Swagway, LLC appeals the Final Determination of the International Trade Commission (“the Commission”), which found that Swagway violated 19 U.S.C. § 1337 (“Section 337”). Because we conclude that the Commission did not err in its determination, we affirm. Download Swagway... Read more →

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In re: Guild Mortgage Co.

Guild Mortgage Co. (“Guild”) appeals a decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board affirming the examiner’s refusal to register the mark “GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY” and design shown below based on a likelihood of confusion with the registered mark “GUILD... Read more →

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Omaha Steaks International, Inc. v. Greater Omaha Packing Co.

Omaha Steaks International, Inc. (“Omaha Steaks”) appeals a decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) dismissing its opposition (No. 91213527) to Greater Omaha Packing Co., Inc.’s (“GOP”) application to register the mark “GREATER OMAHA PROVIDING THE HIGHEST QUALITY... Read more →

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Converse, Inc. v. International Trade Commission

Converse, Inc., appeals from a final determination of the International Trade Commission (“ITC”) that held invalid Converse’s trademark in the midsole design of its Chuck Taylor All Star shoes, U.S. Trademark Registration No. 4,398,753 (“the ’753 trademark”). Because it found... Read more →

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Real Foods Pty Ltd. v. Frito-Lay North America, Inc.

Appellant Real Foods Pty Ltd. (“Real Foods”) sought registration of two marks: “CORN THINS,” for “crispbread slices predominantly of corn, namely popped corn cakes”; and “RICE THINS,” for “crispbread slices primarily made of rice, namely rice cakes.” J.A. 279 (emphasis... Read more →

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In re: Detroit Athletic Co.

Detroit Athletic Co. (“DACo”) appeals from a decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board affirming the Patent and Trademark Office’s refusal to register DETROIT ATHLETIC CO. for sports apparel retail services. In that decision, the Board concluded that DACo’s... Read more →

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Zheng Cai v. Diamond Hong, Inc.

Appellant Zheng Cai DBA Tai Chi Green Tea Inc. (“Mr. Cai”) appeals an opinion of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) cancelling registration of his mark “WU DANG TAI CHI GREEN TEA” due... Read more →

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