Posts Tagged ‘Oppositions’

How to Argue That There is No Likelihood of Confusion Due to a Crowded Field After the Federal Circuit’s Decision in Juice Generation v. GS Enterprises

Whether trying to overcome a likelihood of confusion refusal by an examining attorney or litigating a Section 2(d) likelihood of confusion claim in an opposition proceeding, arguing that there is no likelihood of confusion due to a crowded field (many similar marks in use for similar goods or services) has pretty much been hit or…

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The First Steps After Receiving a Trademark Opposition

You filed a trademark application. You overcame the examining attorney’s office actions and got the application past the examination process. The application was approved for publication. Things were moving along swimmingly! You could almost feel that certificate of registration in your grubby little hands (but my hands are not grubby you protest—maybe not yours specifically…

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