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Donald Trump and the USPTO

What is the Future of the USPTO after President-elect Trump Takes Office? Donald Trump is a man of many hats.  Not only figuratively speaking, but...

#CreepyIP Celebrates the Weird in the USPTO Archives

Have you checked out #CreepyIP? The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's Halloween-themed social media campaign is sure to get you in the spooky spirit. All October...

Subway Introduces Fresh, New Logo

    Subway's New Logo On Friday, the popular sandwich chain released a minimalistic logo to be the face of the new and improved Subway that promises...

The UK May Exit The EU – What This Could Mean For Your EU...

  On June 23rd 2016, the United Kingdom has voted in a referendum in favor of ‘BREXIT’, an exit from the European Union. This could...

Yahoo’s Patent Portfolio Is Up For Sale With A Pretty Big Price Tag

Financially ailing Yahoo, presently entertaining bids to sell its Web and Asian assets, has in its financial arsenal technology patents valued as high as...

Recently Filed Trademarks – March 2016

INNOVATUS Wine Read more EPAYMENT Electronic cash transactions Read more KNC BEAUTY Cosmetic masks; Cosmetic preparations; Cosmetics; Non-medicated lip care preparations Read more EBANK Electronic cash transactions Read more CM CONTINUE MISSION Charitable...

‘Winking’ Could Be The Future of Online Purchase Authentication

Amazon earlier this month filed a patent application to enhance security when making online purchases by using a selfie and a wink. The patent application...

Ford Earns Patent For A Movie Theater in Your Car

Ford Motor Co. recently earned a patent for tech that would allow passengers to watch movies from the windshield of their car - the tech...

Boeing Seeks Patent for UV, Germ-Zapping Lavatory

Boeing Aircraft has applied for a patent to protect its self-cleaning lavatory prototype that uses ultraviolet (UV) light to kill 99.9 percent of germs...

Coca Cola Continues To Fight To Trademark The Word “Zero”

The scoreboard still reads zero for  Coca Cola as the beverage company pushes on in their fight to trademark the word "Zero" for their “Coca-Cola Zero” diet beverage.  Despite nearly 13 years...

Caitlyn Jenner Files to Trademark Her Name

Caitlyn Jenner has taken the preemptive move to protect the use of her name as she contemplates starting a cosmetic line, according to TMZ.com The...

Google Earns Patent For Driverless Delivery Truck

  What’s interesting about Google’s  U.S. patent for a self-driving package delivery truck is that the truck not only does not need a driver to...

Trademark News – Recently Filed Trademarks

    Trademarkia just published the most recently filed trademarks. See the list below including BRAINSTREAM, UNLOCK HOME and HOP NINJA. If you are looking to...

Top Trademark Lawyers in 2015

The list is in for the top trademark lawyers in 2015.  See which lawyers filed the most trademarks this past year. Conduct a free...

Top 10 Trademark Filers in 2015

Trademarkia just published the top trademark filers in 2015 with LG Electronics Inc. at #1 with 617 marks filed. See what other companies filed the most...

Top Trademark Bullies for 2015

  The list is in for the biggest trademark bullies for 2015 was just published by Trademarkia. First place is Monster Energy Company followed by...

PETA Claims That A Monkey Owns The Copyright For This Selfie

This animal rights organization isn't monkeying around. PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has filed a federal lawsuit pushing for a monkey to receive the...

Apple Patent Whispers Potential For Earbud Improvements

Apple is the conductor of the new generation of music directing the way music is published, purchased and consumed. With music running through Apple's...

2014 Trademark Opposition

  Imagine a small business happily and peacefully using its registered trademark.  No one bothers this small business because they are using their trademark within...

If A Monkey Takes A Selfie – Who Owns It?

  In case you haven’t heard, everyone is going bananas over this Indonesian crested black macaque's selfie. First, people thought it was cute when the photo...

Stefano Gabbana’s Knock-Off Frenzy on Instagram

Stefano Gabbana, co-owner of  the high-fashion brand, Dolce & Gabbana, posted five consecutive Instagram posts of  potential trademark infringers just yesterday. Potential infringers include: "Dance...

What The iPhone 6 May “Actually” Look Like – According To Patents Filed

Speculations have developed about the new iPhone 6 that portray the new phone to potentially look out of this world. Ideas range from floating...

The Occupational Capitalists of Occupy Wall Street: Does Greed Know No Boundaries?

We’ve all seen the news feeds documenting the Occupy Wall Street movement, people sitting in the blistering cold of the New York City winter...

Netflix’s Qwikster Quickly Stirs Up Competition

On Monday, September 19, 2011 Netflix Inc. applied for trademark protection on the name and logo of their new company, Qwikster. The applications were...

Facebook files for facepile

Facebook has yet again filed another trademark application for a mark name related to 'Face'. On March 8th, 2011 Facebook Inc filed to protect...

Nivea Lip Care No More

Do we see a new name for Nivea lip balms this year? What happened to making "...2010 a Year of Love, Hugs and Kisses"?

Apple abandons Trademark Registration of “SCANTEST”

Amidst Apple's announcements of iPhone 4, Facetime and the new iOS trademark acquisitions, comes the news that Apple has let go the mark "SCANTEST" registered on 10/31/1989 and assigned the registration number 1563120.

Apple announces iPhone 4, uses iOS and FACETIME trademarks for new iPhone

Today is an interesting and memorable day for FaceTime. Earlier, Apple introduced their next generation iPhone and announced that it will use "FaceTime" as the trademark for its new video calling application...Our agreement with Apple to transfer the FaceTime trademark to them comes as we are rebranding our company to better reflect our capabilities.

Bank of America is refused Trademark Application for “ART IN OUR COMMUNITIES”

Bank of America has now received the first Office Action for the Trademark Application "ART IN OUR COMMUNITIES" bearing serial number 85007327. A descriptive mark is often issued a Section 2(e)(1) refusal as the applied-for mark merely describes a feature or function of applicant’s services.

AUDI AG receives rejection for Trademark Application “E-TRON”

udi AG which filed a Trademark Application for the mark, "E-TRON" for its super electric car has received an Office Action Letter from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Bristol-Meyers Squibb receives First Refusals for “Bristol-Myers Squibb Company” among others

Bristol-Meyers Squibb received Office Action Letters for the marks, "MY NULOJIX NETWORK" bearing trademark serial number of 77968613; "BELOW" assigned the trademark serial number of 78940914, "BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB" assigned the trademark serial number of 77950600.

Cisco files Trademark Application “CISCO FOCALPOINT”

In light of this new trademark application, it appears Cisco has plans in the pipeline to develop a video sharing network as well. Can we expect that announcement by the quarter's end?

Warner Bros files Trademark Applications for “SCRIBBLENAUTS”

The other applications for the same mark "SCRIBBLENAUTS" were filed under Clothing for men, women and children bearing serial number 85043160, another filed under Toys and sporting goods assigned serial number 85043164

Apple abandons Trademark filings of “VISUAL ALMANAC”, “MPW” and “TOKENTALK”

The application of VISUAL ALMANAC filed with number 73755058 was cancelled on grounds of section 8 thus leaving it open to the majority of the public to use the mark for their goods or services.

Apple receives refusal for its Trademark Applications “OPENCL”

The OPENCL trademark application filed under number 77844718 (black and white logo) also received its second Office Action Letter from the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Wrigley Co. abandons Trademark Application “5”

Wrigley Co has abandoned as many as 4 Trademark Applications on May 24th 2010. The applications are for the marks, "5" bearing serial number 78947186 filed with description Confectionery, namely, chewing gum, bubble gum, candy and candy mints.

WWE files Trademark Application for INSIDE OUT

All the applications bearing serial numbers 85043693, 85043763, 85043954, 85043967, and 85043974 were filed with descriptions as diverse as production and distribution of motion pictures to Toy action figures and accessories to Hangtags and even Clothing, namely, tops, jackets, bottoms, underwear, pajamas!

Xerox Corporation abandons Trademark Application for “722 SOLUTION”

Xerox Corporation has abandoned its trademark application for the mark, "722 SOLUTION" bearing serial number 77700669. This application was filed with the description, "Laser printers, computer printers, inkjet printers."

Nestle abandons Trademark Application “ENVIGA”

The trademark application for "ENVIGA" bearing serial number 77001299 is being abandoned citing reason of cancellation under section 8. The application was filed with the description of Tea, tea extracts in the nature of flavorings of tea, beverages made of tea; iced tea

Abbott Laboratories files Trademark application for “THE GET-BACK PROGRAM”

n the other hand, Abbott Labs also abandoned its trademark application " GLUCERNA SMART & STEADY" bearing serial number, 77116329, on the grounds of statement of use not being filed.