884 F.2d 1397
In re PHARMACIA AB.
United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.
May 19, 1989.
Before RICH, Circuit Judge, NICHOLS, Senior Circuit Judge, and BISSELL, Circuit Judge.
Pharmacia AB (Pharmacia) appeals the final decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Board), Serial No. 601,172 (June 22, 1988), affirming the PTO's refusal to register the mark PHASTSYSTEM for an electrophoresis system, and the Board's denial of Pharamacia's reconsideration request of August 19, 1988. On the basis of the Board's opinions, we affirm the refusal to register under section 2(e)(1) of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. Sec. 1052(e)(1) (1982). We need not and do not decide the identification of goods issue because affirmance of the descriptiveness rejection resolves the case.
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