Nestle Wins 'Kid Selects' Mark In TTAB Reversal

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 6:18 PM EST) -- A federal trademark appeals panel sided with food giant Nestle SA last week, reversing an examiner's decision that the company's "Kid Selects" brand name was not able to be registered as a federal trademark.

A three-judge trademark panel for Trademark Trial and Appeal Board found Nov. 18 that the “Kid Selects” phrase Nestle's Gerber subsidiary uses on microwave meals for toddlers was not a merely descriptive term for a high-quality kids' snack as an examiner originally ruled, but was in fact a double entendre that could...
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