Evidence of issued marks to support arguments
In Trademark Office Action Responses - updated on 11/11/2009
When responding to a TM rejection, can I use evidence of other similar marks that have been issued to overcome a descriptiveness rejection?
For example, I received a rejection for "potato vodka" for vodka made from potatoes. However, there are registered marks allowed by the PTO for "sea ice vodka" for vodka made from glaciers, and "lemon vodka" for vodka made from lemons. Can evidence that these marks were allowed be used to make persuasive arg...