United States Patent and Trademark Office OG Notices: 07 August 2007

  Summary of Final Decisions Issued by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

                                July 2-6, 2007



Date            Type of         Proceeding
Issued          Case (1)        or App'n No.            Party/Parties

7-03            EX              78572313                Sigma
                                and                     Alimentos,
                                78572318                S.A. de C.V.

7-05            EX              76635885                The Triangle
                                                        Companies, LLC


                                Opposer's/              Applicant's/
                                Petitioner's            Respondent's
                TTAB            Mark and                Mark and
Issue           Decision        Goods/Services          Goods/Services

2(d)            Refusal                                 "SOLÉ"
                Affirmed                                (stylized) and
                in both                                 "SOLÉ LIGHT"
                cases                                   (stylized)
                                                        [soy based
                                                        beverages not being
                                                        milk substitutes]

2(d)            Refusal                                 "TRIANGLE
                Affirmed                                PROPERTIES"
                as to                                   [real estate
                both cited                              brokerage]
                registrations


Mark and                                        Citable as
Goods Cited by                                  Precedent
Examining Atty.                                 of TTAB

"SOLÉ"                                          No
(stylized)
[spring water]

2 cited                                         No
registrations
both owned by
the same entity:
"TRIANGLE COMMUNITIES"
[apartment leasing and
apartment complex
management for others;
various entertainment
services] and
"TRIANGLE COMMUNITIES
APARTMENT LOCATOR"
[apartment locating
services for others]


(1)EX=EX PARTE APPEAL; OPP=OPPOSITION; CANC=CANCELLATION; CU=CONCURRENT
USE; (SJ)=SUMMARY JUDGMENT; (R)=REQ. FOR RECONSIDERATION; (MD)=MOTION
TO DISMISS; (MR)=MOTION TO REOPEN