I’m Sarah Palin and you’re not!

Sarah Palin, possibly the Queen of all media lately, has become an industry all to herself.  Therefore Palin decided to protect herself as a...

F the Facebook map pin?

The tantalizing icon that you see on Facebook inviting you to "check in" at your current location has been applied for as a trademark...

Nintendo Files Trademark Application for IT’S ON LIKE DONKEY KONG

On Tuesday, November 09, 2010, a U.S. federal trademark registration was filed for IT'S ON LIKE DONKEY KONG by Nintendo of America, Inc. The application was...

Apple Needs a Lesson in the Meaning of Deja Vu

Apple Inc. received an Office Action letter for a logo? A name? A slogan? No, Apple attempts to trademark a store design. The trademark application...

Twitter Won’t Let You Fly Away With It’s Bird

To further protect their intellectual property, Twitter, Inc. has filed a trademark application for the "outline of a bird in flight" on September 21st,...

Will Apple’s “RETINA” get any “FACETIME”?

On September 16th, 2010 Apple Inc. received an Office Action letter for their "RETINA" trademark application. The United States Patent and Trademark Office states...

New Devil May Cry Game?

Capcom, Inc. filed for a U.S. federal trademark application...

Apple: Ping = Facebook + Twitter for Music

No longer does Facebook dominate the social media scene, Apple's Ping is already automatically available to 160 million Itunes Users. Apple stepped into the...

Apple’s New Social Networking Website!

On Tuesday, August 31, 2010, a U.S. federal trademark was filed for by Apple, Inc. with the description Personal and social services rendered by...

The Second Coming of Twitter

In 2007 and 2009 respectively, Twitter filed for a  Trademark on the word Twitter as well as the word Tweet.   A common practice to...

Google Redefines “Speed Reading”

On August 18th, Google filed for a Trademark on the name "SPEEDBOOK." This trademark covers a new book reading/recording software application Google has developed...

Google gets game with LabPixies Trademark

Google's personalization options have just expanded dramatically with Google's acquisition of "LabPixies," A Tel Aviv-based game and gadget and app development startup. On August 5th, Google filed for a Trademark on the name LabPixies on the heels of acquiring the start up in April of 2010.

Nokia Corporation is refused the mark VECTOR

The Office Action was received for the mark, "VECTOR" under the serial number 85049683 was based on a section 2(d) Likelihood of Refusal, on the basis that the application, VECTOR, is similar to registrant’s marks, VECTOR, V VECTOR THE FREEDOM OF POWER, and VECTOR IMOBILE. The marks all contain the common wording VECTOR, spelled identically, and sharing common sound, appearance, and impression.

Nokia receives Office Action for Allure Trademark Application

The mark was filed under the serial number 85045061 and has received a section 2(d) Likelihood of Confusion refusal from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Examiner states, that the Applicant’s mark, ALLURE, is similar to registrants’ marks, CELLALLURE and ALLURE BACKSTAGE. The marks all contain the common wording ALLURE, spelled identically and sharing common sound, appearance, and impression.

Football Fever runs High

This comes at the time when there are reports of the National Football League's top stars seem to be facing issues all at the same time on various counts of Driving under influence (DUI) or for taking performance-enhancing substances or in the case of JaMarcus Russell, for the possession of ‘codeine syrup’.

Warner Bros files Trademark for ThunderCats

Warner Bros filed a trademark application for 'ThunderCats' under application 85056551.

Yahoo’s It’s You! Mark receives Office Action

On June 18, 2010, Yahoo! received an Office Action for the trademark filing for IT'S YOU under application 85005198.

Apple files Trademark Application for Shopping Cart Icon

The trademark application was filed under International Class 009 with description stating; "Computer software for use in accessing information about and purchasing computer hardware, computer software, computer peripherals, consumer electronics and accessories; computer software for scheduling appointments."

VIACOM files trademark for RETIRED AT 35

In the pilot episode of "Retired at 35", David (McClain), a successful young businessman decides to leave the rat race of New York City behind and move into his parents' (Segal and Walter) Florida retirement home to reconnect with them, re-evaluate his life and live the dream of retirement that so many are working toward.


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