December saw more trademark applications than any other month in 2020 with applicants listing addresses in Wichita Falls, Texas. The trademark applications for products included engine parts, clothing, diapers, and soap. The trademark applications for services included fitness assessments, facilities for hunting, emotional support services, and videography services. One trademark application made it to registration in December 2020 for entertainment services.
Two trademark applications were filed with applicants listing addresses in Abilene in December 2020. The trademark applications included clothing and online retail services. One registration issued in December 2020 for writing instruments and labels.
Fifteen trademark applications were filed by applicants with addresses in Midland or Odessa in December 2020. The trademark applications for products included candles, dietary supplements, quilting supplies, and disinfectants. Trademark applications for services included construction services; HVAC contractor services, fleet management, oil production, janitorial services, event services, and music production. In December 2020, six trademark applications were registered for beverages, electrical connectors, entertainment services, and oil and gas well maintenance.
December 2020 was the 2nd highest month this year for U.S. trademark applications originating from persons or entities in Lubbock, Texas. Fifteen trademark applications were filed in December. The trademark applications for products included clothing, eyewear, prepackaged school supplies, soda, downloadable music, and smoking supplies. Trademarks filed for services included restaurants, gaming services, educational services, and temporary loans. Five trademarks were registered in December 2020 for surgical services, consulting services, and inventory management.
Three trademark applications were filed by applicants with an address in Amarillo in December 2020. The trademark applications for goods included fishing line cutters and clothing. Trademark applications for services included online retail stores, educational services, financial exchange, IV therapy, charitable services, and chiropractic services. Three trademarks were registered in December 2020 for risk management and auction services.
When I read this story about NBA legend Michael Jordan being awarded emotional damages for misuse of his name in China, I’m reminded of the emotional damage I’ve suffered because I foolishly traded off his 1986-87 Fleer rookie card. Wish I could undo that trade from 30+ years ago. I probably need therapy to help me sort through this.
The new COVID relief legislation contains important changes to U.S. trademark and copyright law. We are evaluating how these new laws will impact our clients. This article is a good summary of the changes.