Can a space make a difference? This article explores the impact a space can make on the commercial impression of a trademark.
In a rare reversal, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board reversed an examiner’s finding that the stylized REDNECK RACEGIRL mark for various athletic apparel was confusingly similar to the standard word mark RACEGIRL for hats, belts, shirts and other apparel in Class 25. In its decision, the TTAB looked at the similarity of the marks, [...]
In re MS Electronics LLC, Serial No. 85755706 (December 5, 2014) [not precedential]. On December 5, 2014, the TTAB affirmed an examiner’s refusal of the mark KORD for “audio equipment, namely, speakers, woofers, sub-woofers, tweeters, mid-range driver in the nature of electrical transducers for speakers, amplifiers, wireless transmitters, wireless receivers, digital to analog converters, and [...]