Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Amy J. Benjamin, Darby & Darby, P.C., of New York, New York, argued for appellant. With her on the brief were Ethan Horwitz and Karin Segall.
Thomas J. Finn, Associate Solicitor, Office of the Solicitor, of Arlington, Virginia, argued for appellee. With him on the brief were Albin F. Drost, Acting Solicitor, Nancy C. Slutter, and David R. Nicholson, Associate Solicitors. Of counsel was John M. Whealan, Acting Deputy Solicitor.
Before MAYER, Chief Judge, MICHEL and LOURIE, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.
MAYER, Chief Judge.
The Boston Beer Company Limited Partnership ("Boston Beer") appeals from a decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board affirming the final rejection of trademark application Serial No. 74/464,118 seeking to register "The Best Beer In America" on the principal register. See In re Boston Beer Co. Partnership, 47 USPQ2d 1914, 1998 WL 650077 (TTAB June 11, 1998). Because the board did not err in refusing...
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