TMEP 1202.08(d): Portion of a Title of the Work

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1202.08(d)    Portion of a Title of the Work

A portion of the title of any single creative work is registrable only if the applicant can show that the portion of the title meets the following criteria:

  • (1) It creates a separate commercial impression apart from the complete title;
  • (2) It is used on series of works; and
  • (3) It is promoted or recognized as a mark for the series.