MISSY MEYER’S SNARKY MUSINGS ABOUT TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHT, LICENSING, AND OTHER IP!

Brand New Trademark Applications: June 10 – June 16, 2023

First thing: DON’T PANIC! This is a list of brand new applications for trademarks, NOT a list of marks that have been fully registered. For all of the marks on this list, someone has submitted some paperwork to the USPTO, and the folks at the USPTO have put the information into their system, and assigned a Serial Number (for easy tracking and reference). At this point, these will all sit in limbo for 6 to 9 months until they’re assigned to an examining attorney.

Many of these are incomplete from the get-go, or will be abandoned, or will be rejected. And some are for some really weird goods in their category. So check the “Goods and Services” tab on any mark of concern to see what it intends to cover! I’ve gone with the most-often used classes for crafted goods. (Some of these are also legitimate brand names! I’ve included them on this list because those brand names are also words or phrases that may be used on the goods in question by crafters and makers.)

I’ve made bold the ones that seem particularly concerning to a lot of crafters.

 


Class 009: Electrical Apparatus & Digital Products

Includes: downloadable image files, computer software, computer fonts, computers, media players, phone cases, and a whole lot more.

ALWAYS UNIQUELY ME
CHIEF TALENT OFFICER
GIBBERISH
NEARLY HUMAN
THE HUNTRESS

 


Class 014: Jewelry

Includes: jewelry (rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, etc.), key chains, clocks and watches (except smartwatches), cuff links, jewelry boxes, and more.

MADE ONLY ONE
THE HUNTRESS

 


Class 016: Paper Goods & Printed Matter

Includes: greeting cards, pens, books, planners, journals, envelopes, decals and stickers, bags for packaging, gift wrap, and more.

BE GREAT TODAY
DESIGN LIKE A ROCKSTAR
FOR BETTER & FOR EVER
POWER FORCE

 


Class 018: Bags & Leather Goods

Includes: luggage, carrying bags, animal collars and clothing, infant slings, wallets, umbrellas, saddles, and more.

FITPUPPY
PUPPYFIT

 


Class 020: Furniture & Home Décor

Includes: furniture, non-metal signs, pillows, picture frames, storage containers, mirrors, non-metal letter boxes, window shades, and more.

BERGAMOT
CAT CASE
JUST GO
THE HUNTRESS

 


Class 021: Housewares & Glass

Includes: drinking glasses, cups, mugs, insulated flasks, cookware, pots & pans, cutting boards, oven mitts, and more.

DINKER DRINKER
I APPRECIATE YOU
IT’S A CALIFORNIA THING
IT’S A FLORIDA THING
IT’S A NEW YORK THING
IT’S A TEXAS THING
POWER FORCE
SUCK MY DESK
VIVA VERDE!

 


Class 024: Textiles & Household Linen

Includes: flags, towels (bath, tea, dish, beach, etc.), pillowcases, curtains, blankets, textile place mats, tablecloths, and more.

BON VOYAGER
I’M THE NEXT ME
POWER FORCE
THE HUNTRESS

 


Class 025: Clothing

Includes: shirts, sweatshirts, baby bodysuits, cloth bibs, undergarments, aprons, shoes & socks, and so much more.

ALWAYS LOVE ALWAYS
BEAUTIFUL BEAST
BRING THE FIRE
BUCKLE UP BUTTERCUP
C.U.N.T.
COÛT DE LA LIBERTÉ – French, translates to “cost of freedom”
DINKER DRINKER
EMO COWGIRL
FUCK THE SYSTEM
I’M THE NEXT ME
IN OCTOBER WE WEAR PINK
IT’S A CALIFORNIA THING
IT’S A TEXAS THING
LOCK HIM UP!
MAN IN BLACK
NEARLY HUMAN
OK BOOMERS
PICK A MOOD
REAL MEN SMOKE CIGARS
REPUBLICAN’T
SEVEN DAY WEEKEND
THE HUNTRESS
VETERANS ARE THE REASON AMERICA IS STILL FREE

 


Class 028: Toys & Games

Includes: toys, games, dolls, party hats, sports equipment, Christmas tree decorations, and more.

DINKER DRINKER
FARTBOARD – Included primarily for the lulz.
GO FOR IT
PEE WEE
THE DINK MASTER

 


Note: This is a curated list, and may not include all marks that affect you or your business. All marks are Drawing Code 4, meaning they are plain text without any required style, color, or font.

If one of these applied-for marks affects your business or brand, it’s never too early to file a Letter of Protest! You’ll need to create a MyUSPTO account to submit an LoP. It’s a handy account; you can also keep a list of applications of interest, and get an email any time there’s activity on that application!

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