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New UKIPO Address for Service Marks

JD Supra Law

We would like to bring to your attention that there are new “address for service” rules coming into effect on 1 January 2024 at the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) which may have an impact on your trade mark portfolio. By: Morrison & Foerster LLP

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The TTAB: Service Mark Use Requires More Than Just Preparation

JD Supra Law

On December 10, 2021, the TTAB issued a precedential decision reminding trademark practitioners and applicants that service mark use requires that an applicant actually render the services recited in the trademark application; mere preparation to render the services is insufficient. By: Fox Rothschild LLP

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The TTAB: Service Mark Use Requires More Than Just Preparation

LexBlog IP

On December 10, 2021, the TTAB issued a precedential decision reminding trademark practitioners and applicants that service mark use requires that an applicant actually render the services recited in the trademark application; mere preparation to render the services is insufficient. ” Opinion, at p.

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The TTAB: Service Mark Use Requires More Than Just Preparation

Above the Fold

On December 10, 2021, the TTAB issued a precedential decision reminding trademark practitioners and applicants that service mark use requires that an applicant actually render the services recited in the trademark application; mere preparation to render the services is insufficient. Opinion, at p.

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Thinking of Registering a Service Mark That Primarily Benefits Your Company? Think Again

JD Supra Law

If you are contemplating registering a service mark that primarily benefits your company and not others, don’t bother; it will be refused registration. This issue was recently addressed by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) in In re California Highway Patrol, SN 88796327 (TTAB Nov. 4, 2021) [not precedential] (CHiP).

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Thinking of Registering a Service Mark That Primarily Benefits Your Company? Think Again

IP Intelligence

If you are contemplating registering a service mark that primarily benefits your company and not others, don’t bother; it will be refused registration. Section 1053 (which, generally, provides that service marks used in commerce are registrable like trademarks) and Section 45, 15 U.S.C. The takeaway from CHiP ?

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Thinking of Registering a Service Mark That Primarily Benefits Your Company? Think Again

LexBlog IP

If you are contemplating registering a service mark that primarily benefits your company and not others, don’t bother; it will be refused registration. Section 1053 (which, generally, provides that service marks used in commerce are registrable like trademarks) and Section 45, 15 U.S.C. ” Id. ” Id.