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TTAB trademark decision

TTAB Trademark Decision Finds No Confusion Between CHINOOKR’D IPA and CHINOOK Wine

W. Clay Mackey (“Opposer”), owner of the registered mark CHINOOK, for table wine, sparkling wine and beer, filed an opposition against Lawson’s Finest Liquids, LLC (“Applicant”) federal trademark application for CHINOOKER’D IPA, for beer. On December 7, 2020, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) canceled the Opposer’s registration of CHINOOK for beer on the …

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trademark office actions

Responding to Trademark Office Actions

Approximately three (3) months after submitting a trademark application to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”), the application will be assigned to an Examining Attorney. The Examining Attorney will review the application for any administrative or substantive issues and deliver an “office action” if there are any such issues. If no issues with …

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USPTO Provides Clarity on CBD Trademark Applications

May 8, 2019 To date, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) has refused registration for cannabis and derivative products on the basis that such goods were unlawful for use under federal law. The passage of the Farm Bill, on December 20, 2018, removed hemp from the Controlled Substances List and gave states the …

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will.i.am’s #Willpower Trademark Application Rejected

August 27, 2018 will.i.am’s trademark application for #Willpower has received a final refusal by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”). The TTAB found that #Willpower was likely to be confused with a previously registered mark which consisted of two offset, identical mountain peaks with the stylized text “WILLPOWER WEAR” below and “Have the will. …

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