McCarthy speaks

This is really something!  I always knew John Welch was the definitive resource online, and then some, for what’s going on at the Trademark Trials... Read more

John Welch of the TTABlog

Powerful precedent

Originally posted 2008-02-06 17:36:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe TTABlog: Whenever the TTAB issues a precedential decision, I try to discern what point the Board... Read more

We are the world

Originally posted 2008-08-21 11:59:14. Republished by Blog Post Promoter A classic explanation, via the case method, of trademark law’s doctrine of foreign equivalents: Affirming a... Read more

When you say BUD®

Disputes involving the great BUDWEISER trademark are even older than LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® — the blog, not the secondary meaning thing.  You know that because... Read more