TAPIOCA EXPRESS Trademark

Trademark Overview


On Monday, March 5, 2012, a trademark application was filed for TAPIOCA EXPRESS with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO has given the TAPIOCA EXPRESS trademark a serial number of 85560872. The federal status of this trademark filing is SECTION 8 - ACCEPTED as of Thursday, January 17, 2019. This trademark is owned by Tapioca Express, Inc.. The TAPIOCA EXPRESS trademark is filed in the Paper & Printed Material Products, Furniture Products, Houseware & Glass Products, Clothing & Apparel Products, Meat & Processed Food Products, Staple Food Products, Light Beverage Products, Advertising, Business and Retail Services, and Restaurant & Hotel Services categories with the following description:

Plastic bags for packaging, paper bags, packaging containers of paper, adhesive labels, paper containers, storage containers made of paper, packaging containers comprised of paperboard for food and beverages

Plastic containers for foods and drinks, namely, plastic containers and covers sold as a unit to the fast food industry for made to order food products; packaging containers of plastic, plastic containers and covers for the food industry, plastic containers for commercial use, namely, for storing and dispensing bulk foods, plastic storage containers for commercial or industrial use

Drinking straws, disposable cups and lids made of paper or plastic, plastic beverage carriers, namely, cups, portable beverage container holder; insulating sleeve for beverage cups, tea canister

Hats, shirts, aprons

Prepared meat, prepared poultry, prepared seafood, cooked vegetables, meat based snack food, corn dogs, vegetable based snack foods, tofu-based snacks, potato-based snack foods, beverages, namely, dairy-based beverages, yogurt-based beverages, non-dairy creamer, jellies, aloe vera prepared for human consumption, combination meals consisting primarily of a meat or vegetable-based entree and starch; processed red beans

Coffee, espresso, prepared coffee and coffee based beverages, tea, tea bags, tea leaves, green tea, oolong tea (Chinese tea), tea-based beverages, mixes in the nature of concentrates, syrups or powders used in the preparation of tea based beverages, cocoa, cocoa powder, flavoring syrups, flavorings for beverages, tapioca, puddings, dessert puddings, fructose for food, non-dairy frozen confections, seasoned coating mixtures for food, seasoning mixes, grain based-snack foods, dumplings, egg rolls, sandwiches, noodles, bread crumbs, food starch, frozen desserts consisting of fruit and cream or cream substitutes, frozen desserts consisting of flavored ice blocks with toppings, cookies, candy; frozen yogurt confections

Concentrates, syrups or powders for making soft drinks or tea-flavored beverages, fruit juices and fruit drinks, frozen fruit drinks, syrups for making beverages, fruit beverages, soda pops, bottled water

Wholesale distributorships featuring food, beverages, disposable containers, and packaging materials for food or beverages

Restaurant services, take-out restaurant services, café services, snack bar services

General Information


Serial Number85560872
Word MarkTAPIOCA EXPRESS
Filing DateMonday, March 5, 2012
Status701 - SECTION 8 - ACCEPTED
Status DateThursday, January 17, 2019
Registration Number4442188
Registration DateTuesday, December 3, 2013
Mark Drawing4000 - Illustration: Drawing with word(s) / letter(s) / number(s) in Block form
Published for Opposition DateTuesday, September 17, 2013
Attorney NameNOT AVAILABLE
Law Office Location CodeM70
Employee NameMARTIN, JENNIFER MCGAR
CorrespondentHSIN NING HO
TAPIOCA EXPRESS INC.
1908 CENTRAL AVE.
1908 CENTRAL AVE.
SOUTH EL MONTE, CA 91733

Trademark Statements


Disclaimer with Predetermined Text"TAPIOCA" IN CLASSES 29, 30 AND 32
Goods and ServicesPlastic bags for packaging, paper bags, packaging containers of paper, adhesive labels, paper containers, storage containers made of paper, packaging containers comprised of paperboard for food and beverages
Goods and ServicesPlastic containers for foods and drinks, namely, plastic containers and covers sold as a unit to the fast food industry for made to order food products; packaging containers of plastic, plastic containers and covers for the food industry, plastic containers for commercial use, namely, for storing and dispensing bulk foods, plastic storage containers for commercial or industrial use
Goods and ServicesDrinking straws, disposable cups and lids made of paper or plastic, plastic beverage carriers, namely, cups, portable beverage container holder; insulating sleeve for beverage cups, tea canister
Goods and ServicesHats, shirts, aprons
Goods and ServicesPrepared meat, prepared poultry, prepared seafood, cooked vegetables, meat based snack food, corn dogs, vegetable based snack foods, tofu-based snacks, potato-based snack foods, beverages, namely, dairy-based beverages, yogurt-based beverages, non-dairy creamer, jellies, aloe vera prepared for human consumption, combination meals consisting primarily of a meat or vegetable-based entree and starch; processed red beans
Goods and ServicesCoffee, espresso, prepared coffee and coffee based beverages, tea, tea bags, tea leaves, green tea, oolong tea (Chinese tea), tea-based beverages, mixes in the nature of concentrates, syrups or powders used in the preparation of tea based beverages, cocoa, cocoa powder, flavoring syrups, flavorings for beverages, tapioca, puddings, dessert puddings, fructose for food, non-dairy frozen confections, seasoned coating mixtures for food, seasoning mixes, grain based-snack foods, dumplings, egg rolls, sandwiches, noodles, bread crumbs, food starch, frozen desserts consisting of fruit and cream or cream substitutes, frozen desserts consisting of flavored ice blocks with toppings, cookies, candy; frozen yogurt confections
Goods and ServicesConcentrates, syrups or powders for making soft drinks or tea-flavored beverages, fruit juices and fruit drinks, frozen fruit drinks, syrups for making beverages, fruit beverages, soda pops, bottled water
Goods and ServicesWholesale distributorships featuring food, beverages, disposable containers, and packaging materials for food or beverages
Goods and ServicesRestaurant services, take-out restaurant services, café services, snack bar services
Section 2(f) Limitation StatementAs to: "TAPIOCA EXPRESS" mark, in connection with Applicant's Class 43 services set forth in its application, has become distinctive of the goods/services through the applicant's substantially exclusive and continuous use in commerce that the U.S. Congress may lawfully regulate for at least the five years immediately before the date of this statement; The "TAPIOCA EXPRESS" mark, in connection with Applicant's Class 43 services set forth in its application, has become distinctive of the goods/services, as demonstrated by the attached evidence.

Classification Information


International Class016 - Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes; printed matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; artists' materials; paint brushes; typewriters and office requisites (except furniture); instructional and teaching material (except apparatus); plastic materials for packaging (not included in other classes); printers' type; printing blocks.
US Class Codes002, 005, 022, 023, 029, 037, 038, 050
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateMonday, March 12, 2012
Primary Code016
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, June 22, 1999
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, June 22, 1999

International Class020 - Furniture, mirrors, picture frames; goods (not included in other classes) of wood, cork, reed, cane, wicker, horn, bone, ivory, whalebone, shell, amber, mother-of-pearl, meerschaum and substitutes for all these materials, or of plastics.
US Class Codes002, 013, 022, 025, 032, 050
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateMonday, March 12, 2012
Primary Code020
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, June 22, 1999
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, June 22, 1999

International Class021 - Household or kitchen utensils and containers; combs and sponges; brushes (except paint brushes); brush-making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; steel-wool; unworked or semi-worked glass (except glass used in building); glassware, porcelain and earthenware not included in other classes.
US Class Codes002, 013, 023, 029, 030, 033, 040, 050
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateMonday, March 12, 2012
Primary Code021
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, June 22, 1999
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, June 22, 1999

International Class025 - Clothing, footwear, headgear.
US Class Codes022, 039
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateMonday, March 12, 2012
Primary Code025
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, June 22, 1999
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, June 22, 1999

International Class029 - Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, frozen, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, compotes; eggs, milk and milk products; edible oils and fats.
US Class Codes046
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateMonday, March 12, 2012
Primary Code029
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, June 22, 1999
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, June 22, 1999

International Class030 - Coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago, artificial coffee; flour and preparations made from cereals, bread, pastry and confectionery, ices; honey, treacle; yeast, baking powder; salt, mustard; vinegar, sauces (condiments); spices; ice.
US Class Codes046
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateMonday, March 12, 2012
Primary Code030
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, June 22, 1999
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, June 22, 1999

International Class032 - Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other nonalcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages.
US Class Codes045, 046, 048
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateMonday, March 12, 2012
Primary Code032
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, June 22, 1999
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, June 22, 1999

International Class035 - Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions.
US Class Codes100, 101, 102
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateMonday, March 12, 2012
Primary Code035
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, June 22, 1999
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, June 22, 1999

International Class043 - Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodations.
US Class Codes100, 101
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateMonday, March 12, 2012
Primary Code043
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, June 22, 1999
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, June 22, 1999

Trademark Owner History


Party NameTapioca Express, Inc.
Party Type30 - Original Registrant
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address1908 Central Avenue
South El Monte, CA 91733

Party NameTapioca Express, Inc.
Party Type20 - Owner at Publication
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address1908 Central Avenue
South El Monte, CA 91733

Party NameTapioca Express, Inc.
Party Type10 - Original Applicant
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address1908 Central Avenue
South El Monte, CA 91733

Trademark Events


Event DateEvent Description
Thursday, January 17, 2019NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF SEC. 8 - E-MAILED
Thursday, January 17, 2019REGISTERED - SEC. 8 (6-YR) ACCEPTED
Tuesday, January 15, 2019CASE ASSIGNED TO POST REGISTRATION PARALEGAL
Wednesday, December 26, 2018TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Wednesday, December 26, 2018TEAS SECTION 8 RECEIVED
Monday, December 3, 2018COURTESY REMINDER - SEC. 8 (6-YR) E-MAILED
Tuesday, December 3, 2013REGISTERED-PRINCIPAL REGISTER
Tuesday, September 17, 2013OFFICIAL GAZETTE PUBLICATION CONFIRMATION E-MAILED
Tuesday, September 17, 2013PUBLISHED FOR OPPOSITION
Wednesday, August 28, 2013NOTIFICATION OF NOTICE OF PUBLICATION E-MAILED
Friday, August 9, 2013LAW OFFICE PUBLICATION REVIEW COMPLETED
Friday, August 9, 2013ASSIGNED TO LIE
Monday, July 29, 2013APPROVED FOR PUB - PRINCIPAL REGISTER
Wednesday, July 10, 2013TEAS/EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE ENTERED
Monday, July 8, 2013CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED IN LAW OFFICE
Monday, July 8, 2013TEAS REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION RECEIVED
Tuesday, January 8, 2013NOTIFICATION OF FINAL REFUSAL EMAILED
Tuesday, January 8, 2013FINAL REFUSAL E-MAILED
Tuesday, January 8, 2013FINAL REFUSAL WRITTEN
Wednesday, December 12, 2012TEAS/EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE ENTERED
Tuesday, December 11, 2012CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED IN LAW OFFICE
Tuesday, December 11, 2012TEAS RESPONSE TO OFFICE ACTION RECEIVED
Wednesday, June 13, 2012NOTIFICATION OF NON-FINAL ACTION E-MAILED
Wednesday, June 13, 2012NON-FINAL ACTION E-MAILED
Wednesday, June 13, 2012NON-FINAL ACTION WRITTEN
Wednesday, June 13, 2012ASSIGNED TO EXAMINER
Monday, March 12, 2012NEW APPLICATION OFFICE SUPPLIED DATA ENTERED IN TRAM
Thursday, March 8, 2012NEW APPLICATION ENTERED IN TRAM