There aren’t many Trade Mark applications filed with the OHIM at the weekend, but those that are, well they are doozies!
Like this for example:
Expect far more applications this week, the best of which you’ll find right here!
Friday was another busy day for Trade Mark applications in the OHIM. In total there were 480 Applications
Firstlly, I wonder does Jack Black know he potentially has a non-alcoholic beer coming out? This application was filed yesterday for Beers in Class 32:
On Google, I can find reference to the Nissan ID Concept Car, and also the Nissan IDX Concept car, but I can’t find any reference to a Nissan IDS Concept car, so apparently, this is coming!
Sky seem to have a pack for everything. Sky Sports Pack, Sky Movies Pack, Sky James Bond Pack. Well add to that Sky Russian Pack and Sky Turkish Pack. Sign me up.
And the big spenders yesterday, LG electronics, filing 39 Applications at a cost of €35,100 – Mostly colours, like so (click on the link to see them all)
I’ve become obsessed with checking the Trade Marks Register for the OHIM to see what applications have been filed for European Trade Marks. There is ALWAYS good stuff in there, and today was a particularly good day. These are the pick of the Trade Mark Applications for 30 September and 01 October 2015:
Watch out Smirnoff and Absolut, beacuse there’s a new kid on the block! Yes, this Trade Mark Application was just filed, for ‘Derek Zoolander Blue Steel Vodka’. I kid you not – Click below to see the application:
In another interesting case, someone yesterday applied for a Trade Mark for the word/named ‘Shakira’ – The application is in French, but according to Google Translate, it’s for:
Establishment of horoscopes ; Clairvoyance services; Remote clairvoyance services; Providing information related to the fortune-telling ; Provision of astrological information ; Providing information on the internet about astrology and horoscopes ; Horoscope predictions services; Predictions services in the form of divination sessions; Astrological predictions ; Advisory services relating to all the aforesaid services provided online from the Internet
Does this look like a different/new Heineken Bottle to you? Because Heineken just applied for this Trade Mark, and it looks like a new Heineken bottle to me:
If your name is Michaela, you’ll have to change your name* because it has just been Trade Marked:
*You wont have to change your name!
Surf Summit Ireland is coming!
If you’ve ever dreamt of becoming a rockstar photographer, well this is perfect for you:
Centrum look like they might have a new product coming soon, mint flavoured multi-vitamins. Well that’s my guess anyway, VitaMINTS
Starbucks, starbucks everywhere:
Those Buggy Boards for kids to stand on behind their buggies:
I’m including this for two reasons, firstly it brings me back to my Atari 2600, when almost all the games were made by Activision, and secondly because the application was filed by the Irish arm of the company
Jog On! This could be coming soon to a T-Shirt near you, Jog On London!
Again, good to see an Irish firm going to Europe wide protection – Keelings – Our Passion Delivers Farm Fresh
And finally, a great name for Cat treats, Catisfactions!
On Monday, I’l have all the weekend’s action!
God speed, and have a good weekend
Someone asked me recently how long it took to do one of these posts. I had no idea, but I can confirm that if you leave the OHIM Patents Register for a week, there’s over 20 pages and 2,000 Applications, so it takes about an hour and a half. I wont be making that mistake again in a hurry! Anyway, here’s the pick of the last week’s Trade Mark Applications:
Someone tell me where I can get tickets to this must see exhibition will ye?
Facebook have applied for these two marks relating to Facebook Messenger:
Disney have applied for ‘Magic At Your Fingertips:
Fossil the watch company are moving into the ‘Smart Watch’ sector it was reported this week, and now they have the Trade Mark Application to prove it
David Beckham wants protection for his latest smell!
The American TV Show ‘Somebody’s Gotta Do It’ is coming to a TV near you (in Europe) soon
I’m not sure what it is, but Hollister obviously have some new brand coming called ‘Hollister California Wave’
This seems very bizarrre, but Apple have applied for a Trade Mark for iCloud – They already have several iCloud Trade Marks, but this extends their protection to further products & services
A genuis play on words – Dressed to Kill, Dressed to Kale – Get it? Sure you do!
There’s been a lot of chat in recent years about Trade Marking colours! Cadbury tried it with their purple. And there’s Ferarri Red obviously, but what about Glaxo Smithcline Purple?
Or who thinks this is their favourite colour? Because you might not be able to use it any more!
The company behind the Hunger Games have applied for protection in weird classes like household products and bleach and stuff:
Linkedin have something called ‘ProFinder’ on the horizon it seems:
Adidas have applied for protection for things like heartrate monitors and wearables:
The classic fashion statement, T-Shirt and Jeans
Motorcyling legend Valentino Rossi has applied to register the mark ‘Riders Academy’
I’d love to know what James and the lads will think of this – LG have applied for Metalica (only one ‘L’) for phones
They’ve actually been on a bit of a filing buzz, spending over €60,000 in the last 7 days registering Trade Marks. Who doesn’t want to know what ‘Speaker Milk’ is? You can check out all 66 Applications from the last 7 days only HERE
You’ve got Mad Skillz Bruh
Another play on words now – SEDUCE – C’Juice – Very clever
Ahoyhoy! Time for some more Interesting IP friends, and let’s start with that hallowed lyrical masterpiece ‘The Thong Song’ – She had dumps like a truck indeed.