THE LINK Trademark

Trademark Overview


On Friday, August 23, 1996, a trademark application was filed for THE LINK with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO has given the THE LINK trademark a serial number of 75155058. The federal status of this trademark filing is ABANDONED - NO STATEMENT OF USE FILED as of Tuesday, March 17, 1998. This trademark is owned by Util-Link, LLC. The THE LINK trademark is filed in the Computer & Software Products & Electrical & Scientific Products category with the following description:

self-contained utility telemetry controller which incorporates a solid-state electric watt-hour meter to ensure maximum reliability and accuracy; this metering device is independent of the existing electric meter; the Link provides time-of-use metering, power outage reporting, voltage monitoring and high/low voltage alerts, peak demand measurement, power outage/restoration reporting, demand side management, remote programming by host PC, remote control settings, tamper detection; it complies with all applicable codes and standards for utility telemetry controllers; it stores electric utilization data in non-volatile memory before transferring this data to a host PC at the utility on a regular time basis over the telephone line for billing and analysis; it is designed to meter and control the load conditions of power circuits

General Information


Serial Number75155058
Word MarkTHE LINK
Filing DateFriday, August 23, 1996
Status606 - ABANDONED - NO STATEMENT OF USE FILED
Status DateTuesday, March 17, 1998
Registration Number0000000
Registration DateNOT AVAILABLE
Mark Drawing5S09 - Drawing with word(s) / letter(s) / number(s) in Stylized form
Published for Opposition DateTuesday, June 24, 1997
Attorney NameDONALD L ZACHARY
Law Office Location CodeL30
Employee NameMERMELSTEIN, DAVID MAX
CorrespondentDONALD L ZACHARY
BASS BERRY & SIMS PLC
2700 FIRST AMERICAN CENTER
NASHVILLE TN 37238-2700

Trademark Statements


Goods and Servicesself-contained utility telemetry controller which incorporates a solid-state electric watt-hour meter to ensure maximum reliability and accuracy; this metering device is independent of the existing electric meter; the Link provides time-of-use metering, power outage reporting, voltage monitoring and high/low voltage alerts, peak demand measurement, power outage/restoration reporting, demand side management, remote programming by host PC, remote control settings, tamper detection; it complies with all applicable codes and standards for utility telemetry controllers; it stores electric utilization data in non-volatile memory before transferring this data to a host PC at the utility on a regular time basis over the telephone line for billing and analysis; it is designed to meter and control the load conditions of power circuits

Classification Information


International Class009 - Scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, checking (supervision), life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling electricity; apparatus for recording, transmission or reproduction of sound or images; magnetic data carriers, recording discs; automatic vending machines and mechanisms for coin operated apparatus; cash registers, calculating machines, data processing equipment and computers; fire extinguishing apparatus.
US Class Codes021, 023, 026, 036, 038
Class Status Code8 - Abandoned
Class Status DateWednesday, August 4, 1999
Primary Code009
First Use Anywhere DateNOT AVAILABLE
First Use In Commerce DateNOT AVAILABLE

Trademark Owner History


Party NameUtil-Link, LLC
Party Type20 - Owner at Publication
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
AddressInternational Plaza Building
Two International Drive
Nashville, TN 37217

Party NameUtil-Link, LLC
Party Type10 - Original Applicant
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
AddressInternational Plaza Building
Two International Drive
Nashville, TN 37217

Trademark Events


Event DateEvent Description
Tuesday, March 17, 1998ABANDONMENT - NO USE STATEMENT FILED
Monday, March 23, 1998LATE FILED STATEMENT OF USE
Tuesday, September 16, 1997NOA MAILED - SOU REQUIRED FROM APPLICANT
Tuesday, June 24, 1997PUBLISHED FOR OPPOSITION
Friday, May 23, 1997NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
Friday, March 28, 1997APPROVED FOR PUB - PRINCIPAL REGISTER
Monday, March 17, 1997ASSIGNED TO EXAMINER