Calif. Brewery Can Register Neighborhood Name, TTAB Says

Law360, New York (February 16, 2017, 5:15 PM EST) -- The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruled Tuesday that a craft brewer called Oak Park Brewing Co. could register its logo as a trademark, saying the “Oak Park” neighborhood of Sacramento, California, was too obscure a location to warrant a refusal.

The board said Oak Park, California, is not well known enough to refuse a logo for "Oak Park Brewing Company." A U.S. Patent and Trademark Ofice examiner had refused to let the Sacramento-based brewery register the stylized “Oak Park Brewing Company” logo in 2015, citing...
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