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Federal Circuit tells COACH, You’re Not Famous Enough!

Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012 | Posted by Lizbeth Hasse, Esq. | Labels: , ,

Earlier this year, the Federal Circuit found the COACH mark for famous American handbags to be not famous enough to oppose a similar mark that an educational testing preparation company sought to register. In trademark law, a trademark owner generally has to prove the likelihood of consumer confusion in order to successfully oppose another’s use or registration of a similar mark. 

I wrote a bit about it on our website...


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