Journal Article

Chippendales' ‘cuffs & collar’ mark not inherently distinctive

Charles R. Macedo

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 6, issue 2, pages 77-80
Published in print February 2011 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online December 2010 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI:
Chippendales' ‘cuffs & collar’ mark not inherently distinctive

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Arbitration
  • Intellectual Property Law


Show Summary Details


The US Patent and Trademark Office's refusal to register Chippendales' ‘Cuffs & Collar’ mark is affirmed by the Federal Circuit because the mark is not inherently distinctive in view of Playboy's bunny costume.

Journal Article.  1789 words. 

Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.