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TTABTravel and Tourism Advisory Board (est. 2003)
TTABTetradecyl Trimethyl Ammonium Bromide
TTABTumor Tissue and Biospecimen Bank (University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA)
TTABTourism Tax Advisory Board (Utah)
TTABTechnical Training Acceptance Board
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(140) The TTAB was unpersuaded, and denied the University's application because it considered the proposed mark to in fact certify the University's own educational services.
Applying B & B Step One ("statutory purpose to the contrary"), the Court examined the Lanham Act to discern whether there was "an 'evident' reason why Congress would not want TT AB decisions to receive preclusive effect, even in those cases in which the ordinary elements of issue preclusion are met." (102) The Court found no such reason, noting that neither the Lanham Act's text nor structure "forbid issue preclusion." (103) Likewise, the Court noted that judicial review of TTAB decisions is provided for and underscored the point that a party who chooses not to appeal is subject to preclusion, even if the conclusion would have been reviewed de novo.
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which reversed the TTAB and held "the bar in [section] 2(a) against immoral or scandalous marks [was] unconstitutional because it violat[ed] the [F]irst [A]mendment." (19)
On appeal to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the TTAB's finding was affirmed.
Nearly three decades later, the TTAB reviewed an opposition against an intent-to-use application for the mark "CANADIAN MIST AND COGNAC" for "an alcoholic beverage consisting primarily of a mixture of Canadian whiskey and cognac." (77) The Bureau National Interprofessionel du Cognac (BNIC) challenged the application on the grounds that "Cognac" was a well-known geographical mark, and its use was thus restricted by French law to distilled spirits that met a certain quality standard and were produced in the Cognac region of France.
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.
(7) Tam appealed the PTO's decision to the TTAB, arguing that the PTO improperly based its decision on Tam's ethnic background.
Surfactants sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate (NaDBS; Fluka), tetradecyltrimethyl ammonium bromide (TTAB, Fluka) and poly(ethylene oxide) (20) sorbitan monolaurate (Tween 20, Merck) were used as received.
America Online, the Federal Circuit provided an ex-post justification for its earlier decision to extend substantial evidence review to the TTAB's factual determinations.
TTAB turned to the language of the statute to determine if it was