Did Trump Try To Trademark TRUMP for Toilet Water?

TRUMP Trademark Application filed for Goods Including “Toilet Water”

Donald Trump attempted to trademark TRUMP for “toilet water” in the 1990s. The trademark application was filed in December of 1995. The original trademark application was filed for the following goods: “perfume, toilet water and cologne.” To be fair, the intention of the “toilet water” was probably meant to cover types of perfume sometimes referred to as “eau de toilette.” But, can we be sure of that?  One could argue that anyone who, referring to women, might say “grab them by the p—y”, probably only thinks of “toilet water” as the water found in the toilet bowl.

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Donald Trump filed this trademark application for TRUMP as an Intent-To-Use application with an initial description of goods of “perfume, toilet water and cologne.” The trademark application was filed on December 22, 1995. A non-final office action was mailed on June 12, 1996. The trademark application went abandoned on December 13, 1996 for failure to respond to the office action.

Information from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s website provides the following data about this trademark application:

Word Mark TRUMP
Goods and Services (ABANDONED) IC 003. US 001 004 006 050 051 052. G & S: perfume, toilet water and cologne
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 75035747
Filing Date December 22, 1995
Current Basis 1B
Original Filing Basis 1B
Owner Trump, Donald J. INDIVIDUAL UNITED STATES 725 Fifth Avenue New York NEW YORK 10022
Attorney of Record John M. Bergin
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Abandonment Date December 13, 1996

Did Trump Try To Trademark TRUMP for Toilet Water?

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