Wed, 26 Jul 2006 9:47:00 EST
2006-07-25 Quality Control Stats
Tue, 18 Jul 2006 14:08:00 EST
On June 23rd, the USPTO published a notice in the Federal Register about a 'modified plan to remove the paper search collection of marks that include design elements from the USPTO's Trademark Search Facility and replace them with electronic documents.' The USPTO would like comments on this plan to fully access its desirability. Comments must be received before August 22nd, 2006 to ensure consideration.
Tue, 18 Jul 2006 13:45:00 EST
Stikeman Elliott LLP has more to say about the Supreme Court of Canada's rulings rejecting that there is an inverse relationship between the deminishing connection of wares and services and the strength of a mark. That is, that the importance of the connection between wares and services as stated in 6(5) of the TMA is of less importance as the strength of the mark increases.
Tue, 18 Jul 2006 10:50:00 EST
2006-07-18 Quality Control Stats
Fri, 14 Jul 2006 14:08:00 EST
2006-07-11 Quality Control Stats
Fri, 14 Jul 2006 14:06:00 EST
John J. Dabney is reporting that in M2 Software, Inc. v. M2 Communications, Inc. the 'U.S. Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit held that the mere fact that both parties' products are physically identical does not render them related for purposes of determining a likelihood of confusion.'
Fri, 10 Jul 2006 10:40:00 EST
Yahoo! was looking to gain control over the domain names yahu.com.cn and yahu.cn. However, Yahoo! had its appeal rejected by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center (CIETAC).
Wed, 5 Jul 2006 14:31:00 EST
2006-07-05 Quality Control Stats