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JW.ORG Logo Denied Trademark Status in the United States

JW.ORG logo

The Jehovah’s Witnesses official website logo incorporating JW.ORG has been refused registration by the United States Patent and Trademark Office due to similarity to JW PLAYER.

SECTION 2(d) REFUSAL – LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION—CLASS 42
For the reasons set forth below, the refusal under Trademark Act Section 2(d) is now made FINAL with respect to U.S. Registration No(s). 4087283. See 15 U.S.C. §1052(d); 37 C.F.R. §2.64(a). This refusal is limited to the Class 42 services in the application.
Applicant’s mark is JW.ORG & Design, for use with, inter alia, Providing a web site that gives computer users the ability to download audio and video recordings, DVDs, music, digital print publications, online publications, documents, forms and web pages all in the field of religion, in Class 42. The cited mark is JW PLAYER, for use with Downloadable computer software for playing, viewing and streaming audio and video files in Class 09.

RELATED DOCUMENTS

Final Outcome – US TRADEMARK APPLICATION NO. 85896124 – JW.ORG – 06420-T0001A – March 12 2014

Original Application by Watch Tower for JW.ORG logo – April 05 2013

Amendment and Mail Process Complete – February 05 2014

Response to Office Action – February 04 2014

Watch Tower removes in-house Attorney and replaces with Commercial Attorney – January 29 2014

JW.ORG generated XSearch Search Summary – July 20 2013

Email from US Patent and Trademark Office to Watch Tower – April 12 2013

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Hawaii International Convention 2014

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

| Application Forms and Body of Elders letters |

TO ALL CONGREGATION SERVICE COMMITTEES IN THE UNITED STATES BRANCH TERRITORY

Re: 2014 Honolulu, Hawaii, international conventions

December 6, 2013

Dear Brothers:

We are pleased to inform you that the Governing Body has approved two international conventions in Honolulu, Hawaii, during November 2014. All congregations in the United States branch territory are being invited to participate…

DOWNLOAD LINK Body of Elders letter (December 6, 2013) re: announcing 2014 International Convention in Hawaii

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TO ALL CONGREGATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES BRANCH TERRITORY

Re: 2014 Honolulu, Hawaii, international conventions

December 7, 2013

Dear Brothers:

…Arrangements for these international conventions are similar to what has been arranged during the past two years in conjunction with special conventions. Notably, the selected delegates will not be required to use a specific travel agency as has been the case in years past…

DOWNLOAD LINK Body of Elders letter (December 7, 2013) re: 2014 International Convention in Hawaii and application details

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DOWNLOAD LINK Jehovah’s Witnesses 2014/2015 International Convention Application form

DOWNLOAD LINK Jehovah’s Witnesses 2014/2015 International Convention Applicant Instructions

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<<< LINK to information on International Convention in Greece >>>

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Revised New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (2013) – PDF

The Revised New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures, published by Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, is now available for downloading in PDF.

UPDATE: November 17, 2013, Body of elders letter re: second consignment of Revised New World translation…

Dear Brothers:
We are pleased to inform you that all English congregations will be receiving a second consignment of the revised New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures in English during the month of November 2013. This consignment will be in the quantity of 40 percent of the publisher count. Please note that this quantity is in addition to the initial consignment of 50 percent of the publisher count that was shipped during the month of October 2013. With this in mind, each congregation should carefully review any outstanding requests and determine if they are still needed…

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Branch Office visitor brochures | Downloads

JW Leaks has published download links for official branch office visitor and tour brochures covering all the major headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Watch Tower Society around the world.

Visitor brochures and tour brochures – in both English and local languages – are available for downloading in PDF for the following countries:

Australia, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chili, Columbia, Cote D’Ivoire, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Suriname, USA, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.

These brochures are in full-color and were prepared by the Watch Tower Society.

<<< www.jwleaks.org/database/jw-branch-offices >>>

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Jehovah’s Witnesses International Convention 2014

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

| 2014 – 2015 |

From the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses (July 31, 2013)

Dear brothers,

We are pleased to inform you that several foreign international conventions are being planned for 2014/2015 in various parts of the world. All congregations in the United States branch territory are being invited to participate. The convention cities selected are as follows:

  • Melbourne, Australia
  • London, England
  • Quito, Ecuador
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Athens, Greece
  • Seoul, Korea
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Harare, Zimbabwe

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INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS | USA AND CANADA

NEW Full list of 2014 convention locations and dates for the USA and Canada

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INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION | ATHENS, GREECE

NEW Information package for delegates attending the International Convention in Athens, Greece, on June 27-29, 2014. Documents include:

  • Body of Elders letter (September 18, 2013)
  • General Information Sheet
  • Prearranged Travel Agency and website booking link
  • Approved Hotel List

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Body of Elders letter (July 30, 2013) re: announcing 2014/2015 International Conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Body of Elders letter (July 31, 2013) re: announcing cities and countries for the 2014/2015 International Conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses

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APPLICATION FORMS

Jehovah’s Witnesses 2014/2015 International Convention Application form

Jehovah’s Witnesses 2014/2015 International Convention Applicant Instructions

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Sister Lois

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