Brian Patrick Kinder
Brian Patrick Kinder, Trademark Infringement Attorney - Irvine, CA
Posted over 2 years ago.

Excellent post Maurice.

Marianne S. Hamilton
Marianne S. Hamilton, Intellectual Property Law Attorney - Escondido, CA
Posted over 2 years ago.

Yes, I agree, and would add that even if a generic-sounding mark were to be registered only on the secondary register of the TM office, it still takes a certain amount of time to gain secondary meaning for any rights.