These comments pertain to section 2.b.iv. “Presence of Other Marks” in the draft Examination Guide on website displays. I appreciate that it is difficult to definitively identify factors that do, or do not, weigh for or against whether a particular website display qualifies as an acceptable specimen. It requires a nuanced analysis. However, I respectfully submit that proposed Section 2.b.iv is not helpful to the analysis ...more »
Webpage Specimens as Displays Associated With the Goods
The purpose of this section is to discuss the Exam Guide: Webpage Specimens as Displays Associated With the Goods. Please leave all general comments here, with more specific comments in the appropriate subsection.
Favicons appearing in the url heading should be discussed. I believe that they should qualify as prominent usage, because they directly associate the mark with the goods, and create a strong impression in the minds of purchasers.