Tag: TRADEMARK

Toyota Trademark Hints at, Yes, Another Crossover

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Grim News: Tesla Might Call Its Pickup ‘Cybrtrk’

<img data-attachment-id="1692504" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932.jpeg" data-orig-size="906,537" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla pickup teaser" data-image-description=" tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-450×267.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-610×362.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692504 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-610×362.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”362″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-610×362.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-75×44.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-450×267.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-768×455.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932-120×71.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tesla-pickup-teaser-e1571165823932.jpeg 906w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Since Tesla CEO Elon Musk first uttered the word, we’ve avoided mentioning what seemed to be a […]

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Jesus Balks: Kanye’s Trademark Application for ‘Sunday Service’ Denied and Yes, There’s a New Album Release Date

That moment when you believe God said ‘yes,’ but the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said ‘no.’ Kanye West had hopes of filing a trademark for “Sunday Service,” however, someone else had already registered the name, according to documents obtained by TMZ. Apparently, Kanye planned on using the phrase given to his cult-like performances to […]

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‘Hot Girl Summer’ Officially Belongs to Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion performs onstage during Rihanna’s 5th Annual Diamond Ball in New York, Sept. 12, 2019.Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images for Diamond Ball) Just in time for summer’s end, “Hot Girl” Megan Thee Stallion got her wish and was awarded a trademark for the song title and phrase she made go viral, “Hot Girl […]

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LeBron James Gets Shot-Blocked on His Attempt to Trademark ‘Taco Tuesday’

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates after a play against the Utah Jazz during the second half of a game in Los Angeles April 7, 2019. Photo: Yong Teck Lim (Getty) LeBron James will have to take an “L” on his desire to trademark the phrase “Taco Tuesday,” a phrase he often employs […]

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LeBron James Vying to Trademark ‘Taco Tuesday’

LeBron James has reportedly filed a trademark for the popular food and day, “Taco Tuesday.” Gerben Law Firm attorney Josh Gerben disclosed the filing on Twitter, adding that the NBA superstar intends to continue his social media posts while creating a Taco Tuesday-themed podcast. According to the trademark application, James wants to trademark the phrase […]

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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wants your opinion on AI inventions

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is asking for the help of experts and the broader public to determine the impact AI will have on intellectual property and “whether new forms of intellectual property protection are needed.” A call for public comment was published in the Federal Registrar by the USPTO […]

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Ohio State Is Actually Trying To Trademark The Word ‘The’ In Front Of Its Name

Getty Image Trademarks are often a messy business, especially in sports. For every Trust The Process associated with the Philadelphia 76ers there’s a team saying “The Process” is their own. Then there’s all the messiness that comes with the 12th Man. It’s on the Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame and the Seattle Seahawks raise a […]

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Flurry of Trademark Applications Points to Ford Ranger Trim Buffet

Do you find yourself wishing Ford turned up the heat on the Ranger pickup, perhaps offering customers a choice of powerplants and greater diversity in appearances? You’re likely in luck. According to U.S. trademark applications filed late this month, the Blue Oval has just gotten started with its new midsizer, though anyone waiting patiently for […]

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Keeping That Money Good: Megan Thee Stallion Moves to Trademark ‘Hot Girl Summer’

Megan Thee Stallion celebrates her album release May 16, 2019, in Houston.Photo: Bob Levey (Getty Images for Spotify) Riding high on the popularity of the catchphrase she’s become known for, Megan Thee Stallion has filed to trademark “Hot Girl Summer.” “Hot girl summer” has gone viral as a meme and is being used in marketing […]

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Access Denied, Okurrr? Cardi B Turned Down for a Trademark on Her Signature Phrase

Photo: Anthony DelMundo-Pool (Getty Images) Cardi B may have brought the catchphrase “okurrr” into the mainstream (and even into the Super Bowl ad echelon, via Pepsi), but like Madonna and voguing, she did not originate the concept—a fact recognized by Bronx natives, members of the drag and ballroom communities, and now, by the U.S. Patent […]

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