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Trademark Tuesday – New and Cancelled Marks – August 2, 2022

Welcome to August! I hope you’re all staying cool and/or warm, depending on your hemisphere. Today we have 562 newly registered trademarks in class 025, balanced with 324 cancellations.

 


PART 1: NEW REGISTRATIONS

#WITHLOVE [Supplemental]
BAD GEEK – “I hate both Star Wars AND Star Trek!” [all the other geeks gasp] 😆
BE YOUR OWN GREEN LIGHT
BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS – Where you find the Multiverse of Madness.
BIG DO IT
BORED REBEL
BOUTIQUE LIFE
BROKEN LOVER
CACTUS HACK – It makes no sense. Of course it’s a golf thing!
CHECK CHASER – This one might go into the Bad Specimens Hall of Fame.
DIRTY POLITICS – So really, you could just say “politics.”
DO IT UGLY
EMBRACE YOU
ENGINERD – OK, this is kind of clever.
FITNESS IS A JOURNEY
FXCK ‘EM – Sometimes when I see these, I get frustrated. Just say it! Don’t be all letter-replacey!
GOLIFE
HOMETOWN JERSEY
HOOD CHRISTIANS
HUSTLE MY RELIGION – Remember when “hustle” used to be slang for a fraud or a swindle?
INK THE DEAL – When I worked in banking, signatures in ink were “wet signatures.” 🤮
IRIE PARADISE
IRON HEART
KINGS GANG
LIVE LIFE ZESTY – I live life like a lemon. Zesty, sour, and round.
LOOKING SLICK
MAGIC HARE
MINI MAMA
MOMS HUSTLE HARDER – Now I can’t stop thinking about the other meaning of “hustle.”
MY FOLKS
NURTURE THEIR NATURE.
NVR REST
ONE 4 BOYS
PICKLEBALL SHERO – I’m so tired of gendered language. We’re all heroes!
POUR DECISIONS
REAL QUEEN GLAMOUR
RUN… IT BEATS WALKING!
SERVING LOOKS – Yes, I will be serving looks in my … [next item]
SEXY GRANNY PANTIES – (Only covers underwear; I mainly just wanted to share with y’all.)
SPRING SEASON
SUPER FAIRY
TRAPPING IS A SPORT
TRASHBOY
UNCOMMON BABE – I want to see a romance between Uncommon Babe and Trashboy.
UR MAD
WAG ON
WHO’S IN?
WHYGOLF – A question I ask myself, every time I try to play.
YOUNG MESSIAH
ZOMBI LIFE [Supplemental]

 


PART 1-B: OLDER REGISTERED MARKS I DISCOVERED THIS WEEK

MEAN GREEN

 


PART 2: CANCELLED MARKS

(Standard disclaimer: Always double-check these words and phrases before using them in your designs, to make sure there isn’t a separate registration that is still live and active. Some marks have multiple registrations!)

AUTHORITY SUCKS
BRASH
CELEBRATING FRIENDSHIP
CERTIFIED UNICORN
COOL STORY BRO
DAILY SPECIAL
FREQUENCY
GEISHA
GET TO THE WATER
GREEN PLANET
GROW RICH
HELLS FINEST
HUG ME FIRST
I LOVE SATURDAYS
ISLAND KEIKI
LITTLE MISS * [removed from spreadsheet]
LIVE DIFFERENT. LIVE BOLD.
LIVE WITH HONOR
LIVING ISN’T FOR EVER
NATURAL GIRLS ROCK
NOT FOR EVERYONE
OBVIOUSLY HIDDEN
OCEAN SAILING
PITCH BLACK
PROUD PET PARENT
RESPECT.MY.GAME
ROSÉ ALL DAY * [removed from spreadsheet]
SALTROCK
SALTY DAMES
SHIPPER
SPIRIT UNLOCKED
STICKY WICKETS
SUMMER WATER
SUN SALT & SMILES
TEAM MOIST
UNARMED AND DANGEROUS
WITTY AUTHENTIC NERD

and…

MR.MEN LITTLE MISS (mark type 3, illustration with text) – What’s this one?  Why, it’s these two little characters!

mr.men and little miss

(Would I recommend using these? Heck no! Despite the memes going around, I’m sure they’re still protected under copyright.

 


Note: This is a curated list, and may not include all marks that affect you or your business.

As always, the new marks have been added to my ginormous spreadsheet; please check it out for a shockingly large list of registered trademarks!

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