Fed. Circ. Upholds TTAB Rejection Of 'Artisan NY' Trademark

Law360 (July 11, 2019, 7:47 PM EDT) -- A New York apparel company can't register "Artisan NY" as a trademark for jeans, lingerie and other items, the Federal Circuit ruled Thursday, finding that it is confusingly similar to an existing "Artesano New York City" mark for a clothing line.

In an eight-page nonprecedential opinion, the panel upheld the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's March 2018 decision to reject JS ADL LLC's application for a trademark registration on the phrase "Artisan NY," siding with the board's position that it looked and sounded too much like "Artesano New York City," an already-registered mark for largely the same type of apparel....

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