In a decision earlier this year, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) dismissed as moot a cancellation proceeding filed by Men’s Wearhouse, LLC against WKND NYC LLC for the mark

(hereinafter, “MW MRWKND”) because Men’s Wearhouse filed the cancellation

In a precedential decision, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) found a likelihood of confusion between the applied-for marks sought by Applicant, Michael P. Chisena, and the common law rights owned by Opposers, Major League Baseball Players Association (“MLBPA”)

This week, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) introduced a new pilot program for holding Final Pretrial Conferences (FPC) in certain inter partes disputes (i.e., oppositions and cancellations) before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). The goal

The U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) is amending its Rules of Practice, effective January 14, 2017.

On October 7, 2016, TTAB published a notice of final rulemaking in the Federal Register describing the revisions.  The new changes are