Monday, May 07, 2012
Descriptiveness wasn't my first thought
Check out the design for FANTRIP, for fan-related travel outings, courtesy of the TTABlog. The TTAB upheld the mere descriptiveness refusal. There seems to be another lurking issue with the underlying design, however--not that I think that the registration should have been denied on other grounds, especially since the mark applied for was FANTRIP, but let's just say it's noticeable.