(117) But those amendments cannot "alter materially the character of the mark." (118) The TMEP
provides little further guidance as to what exactly constitutes a material alteration, (119) and the manual's language on material alterations largely contemplates marks as images or words.
Appeal Board) adopt an amendment to the current TMEP
law and its protections, which is supported by the TMEP
. Second, public
[is] presented in a manner that will be perceived by potential purchasers to indicate source and not as merely an informational indication of the domain name address used to access a website." (13) The TMEP
which therefore does not necessarily invalidate the applicant's claim." (quoting TMEP
[section] 1212.05(b) (8th ed.
[section] 1203.01 (citing In re Runsdorf, 171 U.S.P.Q.
Gilson on trademarks; United States Patent and Trademark Office; trademark manual of examining procedure (TMEP
), 6th ed., rev.2, May 2010.
(34) The guidelines for substantive review of a trademark application are set forth in the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP
& TRADEMARK OFF., TRADEMARK MANUAL OF EXAMINING PROCEDURE (TMEP
) [section] 904 (5th ed.
On a walk through the Ford Windsor Engine Plant (TMEP
) in Windsor, Ontario, most visitors are surprised at what they don't see.
Kinder Morgan Canada Limited announced that KML shareholders have voted to approve the sale of the Trans Mountain Pipeline system and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, or TMEP
, to the Government of Canada at a special meeting of shareholders.
Examining Procedure (TMEP
) recognizes the functional role of hashtags,