A Romanov mystery revisited. (Why didn't this mark die?)

Hyman Cos.' argument for trade name prevails at TTAB

The Romanov name. It invokes history, tragedy, even mystery. Remember the tale of Anastasia's improbable survival of the mass shooting in Yekaterinburg, only recently proven false?

Enter The Hyman Companies, Inc., based on Allentown, Pa., a jewelry retailer that operates a chain of accessory boutiques in the United States and Canada. Hyman brands include names familiar to shoppers, such as Landau and Landau Direct, Landau Costume Jeweler, NLH Jewels, Boccelli and Nat Landau Hyman Jewels.

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Scott Slavick

Scott Slavick is a shareholder at Brinks Gilson & Lione, where his practice focuses primarily on trademark prosecution and trademark litigation. Scott maintains all aspects...

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