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The Universal Church Inc. v. Toellner

Petition for certiorari denied on April 29, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1159 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit erred by holding that marks of religious organizations, like “The Universal Church” and “Universal Church,” may be generic as a matter of law regardless of evidence that the relevant public does not primarily understand them as generic.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 18 2019Application (18A749) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 31, 2019 to March 4, 2019, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Jan 18 2019Application (18A749) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until March 4, 2019.
Mar 04 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 5, 2019)
Apr 05 2019Brief amici curiae of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, et al. filed.
Apr 10 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/26/2019.
Apr 29 2019Petition DENIED.