Recent Cases

Recent Cases 2017-07-20T12:28:19+00:00

Baker and Rannells represents its clients in various types of litigation before Federal and State Courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Below is a summary of some recent cases.

RECENT TTAB LITIGATION

Nautica Apparel, Inc. v. Monica Vollmer et al
Opposition No. 91233456
Mark Opposed:  NAUTI REDNECK
Decision: 6/5/2017 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Rogue Apparel Group v. Stilab S.P.A.
Opposition No. 91232858
Mark Opposed:  ROQUE
Decision:  5/17/2017 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Franciscan Vineyards, Inc. v. Kevin R. Hopkins et al
Opposition No. 91232009
Mark Opposed:  WHITE RAVEN
Decision:  5/12/2017 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Wagner’s LLC v. Global Harvest Foods, Ltd.
Cancellation No. 92065117
Mark Opposed:  FEED THE BIRDS
Decision:  4/28/2017 – Cancellation granted.  Judgment for client.

Nautica Apparel, Inc. v. Glory Holdings Enterprises, LLC
Cancellation No. 92064994
Mark Opposed:  UTICA
Decision:  4/27/2017 – Cancellation granted.  Judgment for client.

Franciscan Vineyards, Inc. v. William Wolbach
Opposition No. 91231991
Mark Opposed:  RAVENSWOOD
Decision:  3/14/2017 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Amber Rose Kelly v. Amber Rose Levonchuck
1/31/2017  Opposition No. 91223166
Mark Opposed: AMBER ROSE
Decision:  Successful in overcoming opposition – mark registered to client.

Rogue Apparel Group v. Kumar Arora
Opposition No. 91230658
Mark Opposed:  ROGUE
Decision:  1/25/2017 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

O2 Worldwide Limited v. Shenzhen Aozhuo Linghang Co., Ltd.
Opposition No. 91230044
Mark Opposed:  O2FUN
Decision:  1/7/2017 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Pasquale Palmieri v. fashiontv.com GmbH
Cancellation No. 92064342
Mark Opposed:  LOVE F CAFÉ
Decision:  11/30/2016 – Cancellation granted.  Judgment for client.

Franciscan Vineyards, Inc. v. Valle De La Puerta S.A.
Opposition No. 91228974
Mark Opposed:  FRANCISCO I VALLE DE LA PUERTA
Decision:  11/2/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Goya Foods, Inc. v. Musco Olive Products
Opposition No. 91229306
Mark Opposed:  SALSA TO GO!
Decision:  10/31/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Nautica Apparel, Inc. v. Antonio Possamia Ramon et al
Opposition No. 91229256
Mark Opposed:  PRONAUTICA
Decision:  10/17/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Franciscan Vineyards, Inc. v. San Bartolo Farms, Inc.
Opposition No. 91226760
Mark Opposed:  FRANCISCO’S RESERVE
Decision:  10/11/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Rugby World Cup Limited v. United World Sports LLC
Opposition No. 91221747
Mark Opposed:  AMERICA’S RUGBY 7’S CUP
Decision:  9/21/2016 – Successfully defended client’s application.

Goya Foods, Inc. v. Van Pur S.A.
Opposition No. 91227983
Mark Opposed:  GRAN MALTA
Decision:  8/31/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Franciscan Vineyards, Inc. v. Agave la Magdalena, LLC
Opposition No. 91227790
Mark Opposed:  LA ESTANCITA
Decision:  8/19/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Noble Savage Inc. v. Verve Management LLC
Opposition No. 91224564
Mark Opposed:  VERVE
Decision:  7/11/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Goya Foods, Inc. v. Pan American Grain Mfg. Co. Inc.
Opposition No. 1206935
Mark Opposed: VALENCIA
Decision 6/29/2016- Opposition granted. Judgement for client.

Balducci’s Holdings, LLC v. Balduzzi Wines Limitada
Opposition No. 91227179
Mark Opposed:  BALDUZZI
Decision:  6/27/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Constellation Brands U.S. Operations, Inc. v. Bello Family Vineyard, LLC
Opposition No. 91225998
Mark Opposed:  Wild horse design
Decision:  6/19/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Constellation Brands U.S. Operations, Inc. v. Folio Fine Wine Partners
Opposition No. 91221427
Mark Opposed:  MONDAVI HOME COLLECTION
Decision:  2/2/2016 – Opposition granted.  Judgment for client.

Icco Cheese Company, Inc. v. Pope Food Group, LLC
Cancellation No. 92062079
Mark Opposed:  POPE
Decision:  1/7/2016 – Cancellation granted.  Judgment for client.