Federal Circuit Remands Refusal To Register Mark

Mealey's (August 3, 2015, 1:19 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO)’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to refuse a trademark registration for “Peace Love and Juice” was remanded by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 20 (Juice Generation Inc. v. GS Enterprises LLC, No. 14-1853, Fed. Cir.).

(Decision available. Document #16-150803-005Z.)

The panel of Circuit Judges Richard G. Taranto, Pauline Newman and Jimmie V. Reyna found that the board “did not properly consider the three-word combination” of plaintiff Juice Generation Inc.’s...
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