KFC’s “Finger Lickin’ Good” trademark doesn’t work so well when people are concerned about the spread of coronavirus. A trademark should capture a positive feeling and emotion about a brand, but COVID-19 has altered how some products are being marketed. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/03/13/kfc-coronavirus-finger-licking/
You binge-watched NetFlix’s Tiger King series, leave it to me to binge-watch the Tiger King trademark fight. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/tiger-king-sparks-trademark-suit-netflix-cbs-imagine-1303568
A clearer path to trademark registration of .com domain names. In the past I’ve told clients they couldn’t get a trademark for a generic term with a .com at the end. This U.S. Supreme Court decision will change my advice and analysis. See the full article at: https://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory/supreme-court-booking-trademark-71532778?fbclid=IwAR2Pr_8MIUJ5qyvIdbrImLOctakiPJRirPSq-Lh7UqqxLA7lG1y3sXly9k4
July saw more trademark applications than any other month in 2020 with applicants listing addresses in Midland and Odessa. Twenty-four applications were filed in the month of July. The trademark applications for products included candy, organic cosmetics, exercise equipment, clothing, liquor, and first aid kits. The trademark applications for services included subscription- based order fulfillment services, educational publications, live band entertainment, financial services, and smoke shops. Three trademarks were registered in July 2020 for cell phone repair, lip balm, and live band entertainment.