United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 17 April 2007

SUMMARY OF FINAL DECISIONS ISSUED BY THE TRADEMARK TRIAL AND APPEAL BOARD
March 12-16, 2007

Date Issued
 

Type of Case(1)

Proceeding or Appn. No.

Party or Parties

Issue

TTAB Decision

Opposer's or Petitioner's Mark and Goods or Services

Applicant's or Respondent's Mark and Goods or Services

Mark and Goods Cited by Examining Attorney

Citable as Precedent of TTAB

3-13

EX

76587046

Meritek Electronics Corp.

2(d)

Refusal Reversed in both classes

 

"MERITEK ELECTRONICS CORPORATION" [in Class 35: wholesale distributorships featuring electronic components, etc.; providing an on-line website featuring products of others in the field of electronic components, etc.; in Class 40: custom manufacturing services in the field of electronic components]

"MERITEC" [electrical connectors and electrical cable assemblies; electrical engineering design services]

No

3-13

CANC
(SJ)

92042996

Nixalite of America, Inc. v. Bird Barrier America, Inc.

issue preclusion (on the issue of genericness)

Petition to Cancel Granted (petition-erís motion for summary judgment granted)

 

"BIRD BARRIER" [pest control devices, namely, non-electric metal wire attached to a structure for deterring birds from landing and perching]

 

No

(1) EX=Ex Parte Appeal; OPP=Opposition; CANC=Cancellation; CU=Concurrent Use; (SJ)=Summary Judgment; (MD)=Motion to Dismiss; (MR)=Motion to Reopen; (R)=Request for Reconsideration (2) *=Opinion Writer; (D)=Dissenting Panel Member