The “Toy and Process of Use”, better known as a Slinky, has both a patent and trademark! Like I needed more reasons to love them, though I do remember a childhood incident when my slinky collided with my brother’s. Neither walked down stairs, alone or in pairs after that.
Category: trademark fun
These posts are about interesting or amusing trademarks I’ve come across.
Trademark fun – Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots
Not to condone violence, but there’s what I came across at a flea market today. I’m guessing the seller did not know of the patent or associated trademark but I did. Patent 3,235,259 issued February 15, 1966 Trademark 800,265 registered December 14, 1965
Trademark fun – Boo Berry and Friends
Seeing this display at the grocery store brought a smile. Note the small castle in the upper right corners (On top of the first O of Boo in the second picture). It’s also a registered trademark! Trademarks in TESS Serial Number Reg. Number Word Mark Check Status Live/Dead 1 85120589 4077828 (Boo Berry image) … Continue reading “Trademark fun – Boo Berry and Friends”
Trademark fun – Snake Oil
Here’s an example of some fun I had using my own site. I’m watching Mysteries at the Museum on the Travel Channel as they talked about Clark Stanley’s snake oil and showed this picture.
Trademark fun – Polly Stamps
Here’s a case where I used my own OCR Trademark database. This picture hangs on the wall of the best place to get an Italian beef in the Chicagoland area. Honestly, I’m not trying to pick a fight, I’m just stating a fact. Anyway, if you are like me you’ll notice the word trademark in … Continue reading “Trademark fun – Polly Stamps”