METRIS DIRECT Trademark

Trademark Overview


On Tuesday, August 13, 1996, a trademark application was filed for METRIS DIRECT with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO has given the METRIS DIRECT trademark a serial number of 75149367. The federal status of this trademark filing is CANCELLED - SECTION 8 as of Saturday, September 19, 2009. This trademark is owned by Fingerhut Financial Services Corporation. The METRIS DIRECT trademark is filed in the Advertising, Business and Retail Services and Insurance & Financial Services categories with the following description:

marketing the goods and services of others, including telemarketing and distribution of promotional materials; and mailing list services for other businesses

financial services, namely, credit card services; and providing extended warranties on consumer products, including electronic equipment, appliances, jewelry and furniture

General Information


Serial Number75149367
Word MarkMETRIS DIRECT
Filing DateTuesday, August 13, 1996
Status710 - CANCELLED - SECTION 8
Status DateSaturday, September 19, 2009
Registration Number2686832
Registration DateTuesday, February 11, 2003
Mark Drawing1000 - Typeset: Word(s) / letter(s) / number(s)
Published for Opposition DateTuesday, August 3, 1999
Attorney NameDiane G. Elder
Law Office Location CodeL80
Employee NameMICHELI, ANGELA M
CorrespondentLarry L. Saret
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Suite 2000
180 N. Stetson Ave.
Chicago IL 60601

Trademark Statements


Disclaimer with Predetermined Text"DIRECT" in Class 35 only
Goods and Servicesmarketing the goods and services of others, including telemarketing and distribution of promotional materials; and mailing list services for other businesses
Goods and Servicesfinancial services, namely, credit card services; and providing extended warranties on consumer products, including electronic equipment, appliances, jewelry and furniture

Classification Information


International Class035 - Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions.
US Class Codes100, 101, 102
Class Status Code2 - Sec. 8 - Entire Registration
Class Status DateSaturday, September 19, 2009
Primary Code035
First Use Anywhere DateWednesday, October 9, 2002
First Use In Commerce DateWednesday, October 9, 2002

International Class036 - Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real estate affairs.
US Class Codes100, 101, 102
Class Status Code2 - Sec. 8 - Entire Registration
Class Status DateSaturday, September 19, 2009
Primary Code036
First Use Anywhere DateWednesday, October 9, 2002
First Use In Commerce DateWednesday, October 9, 2002

Trademark Owner History


Party NameMETRIS DIRECT, INC.
Party Type30 - Original Registrant
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address10900 WAYZATA BLVD.
MINNETONKA, MN 553051534

Party NameMETRIS DIRECT, INC.
Party Type20 - Owner at Publication
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address10900 WAYZATA BLVD.
MINNETONKA, MN 553051534

Party NameMETRIS DIRECT, INC.
Party Type11 - New Owner Before Publication
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address10900 WAYZATA BLVD.
MINNETONKA, MN 553051534

Party NameFingerhut Financial Services Corporation
Party Type10 - Original Applicant
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address600 South Highway 169
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Trademark Events


Event DateEvent Description
Saturday, September 19, 2009CANCELLED SEC. 8 (6-YR)
Friday, April 4, 2008CASE FILE IN TICRS
Sunday, October 29, 2006TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Monday, July 10, 2006TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Monday, July 10, 2006TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Tuesday, February 11, 2003REGISTERED-PRINCIPAL REGISTER
Wednesday, December 18, 2002ALLOWED PRINCIPAL REGISTER - SOU ACCEPTED
Thursday, November 21, 2002STATEMENT OF USE PROCESSING COMPLETE
Friday, October 25, 2002USE AMENDMENT FILED
Friday, October 25, 2002TEAS STATEMENT OF USE RECEIVED
Friday, April 5, 2002EXTENSION 5 GRANTED
Friday, March 15, 2002EXTENSION 5 FILED
Friday, March 15, 2002PAPER RECEIVED
Wednesday, October 10, 2001EXTENSION 4 GRANTED
Wednesday, October 10, 2001EXTENSION 4 FILED
Thursday, August 30, 2001EXTENSION 3 GRANTED
Wednesday, March 21, 2001EXTENSION 3 FILED
Thursday, August 30, 2001REINSTATED
Wednesday, June 27, 2001ABANDONMENT - NO USE STATEMENT FILED
Saturday, March 17, 2001EXTENSION 2 GRANTED
Thursday, July 20, 2000EXTENSION 2 FILED
Friday, April 7, 2000EXTENSION 1 GRANTED
Tuesday, February 8, 2000EXTENSION 1 FILED
Tuesday, October 26, 1999NOA MAILED - SOU REQUIRED FROM APPLICANT
Tuesday, August 3, 1999PUBLISHED FOR OPPOSITION
Friday, July 2, 1999NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
Thursday, March 25, 1999APPROVED FOR PUB - PRINCIPAL REGISTER
Tuesday, March 16, 1999EXAMINER'S AMENDMENT MAILED
Monday, February 1, 1999JURISDICTION RESTORED TO EXAMINING ATTORNEY
Friday, August 7, 1998CONTINUATION OF FINAL REFUSAL MAILED
Saturday, May 16, 1998JURISDICTION RESTORED TO EXAMINING ATTORNEY
Friday, May 15, 1998EX PARTE APPEAL-INSTITUTED
Monday, September 15, 1997FINAL REFUSAL MAILED
Monday, August 4, 1997CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED IN LAW OFFICE
Wednesday, January 29, 1997NON-FINAL ACTION MAILED
Monday, January 13, 1997ASSIGNED TO EXAMINER