She also used @SEXSTROLOGY as her Twitter handle, but the TTAB
noted that using a term as part of a Twitter handle does not necessarily evidence trademark use for a particular set of services.
26) If the examiner determines that the mark does not satisfy the requirements, an applicant can appeal the decision to the TTAB
Further appealing to the Federal Circuit, Tam argued that the TTAB
erred in finding the mark disparaging and that section 2(a) was unconstitutional.
In interpreting [section] 2(b), both the TTAB
and the Federal
proceedings are adjudicated by the TTAB
and "progress as in any
Pro-Football, Inc, 1999 TTAB
LEXIS 181 (Trademark Trial & App.
Wisconsin immediately decided to challenge the TTAB
ruling in federal district court pursuant to 15 U.
The list of absurd and contradictory decisions of what constitutes a scandalous or immoral mark by the TTAB
, the Federal Circuit, and other courts is long and not entirely reconcilable.
affirmed a decision by an examining attorney of the U.
91) The TTAB
granted the injunction, even though the plaintiff did not use the mark in the United States, because "purchasers of applicant's cologne would incorrectly believe that said product was approved by or otherwise associated with the Wimbledon tennis championships and that allowance of the application would damage opposer's rights to the mark.
The Trademark database also includes new deadlines listed in TTAB
This month Aspen Publishers (New York) released "Guide to TTAB
Practice," a two-volume loose leaf set that carries guidance for practitioners appearing before the Trademark Trial an Appeal Board (TTAB