New Trademark for “Planet of the Vapes” Registered by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office A trademark for PLANET OF THE VAPES was recently registered by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The trademark was registered on December 12, 2017. PLANET OF THE VAPES will be used with an online store for vaporizers and vaporizer […]

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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Said No to F-word Trademark But Federal Circuit Says F- Yes The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that the law against immoral or scandalous marks is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment as an unconstitutional restriction on free speech. The court reversed the U.S. Patent […]

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The First and Last Open Mic Night at the North Pole When you look at the cartoon above, your first thought is probably that it would never happen. You’ve never seen a Christmas movie or read a Christmas story about an open mic night for stand-up comedy at the North Pole. But someone should, really. […]

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New Trademark for “I Like Big Butter and I Can Not Lie” Published The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently published the trademark for I LIKE BIG BUTTER AND I CAN NOT LIE. Of course the trademark is going to be used for butter. We did a few web searches and unfortunately could not find […]

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Vehicle Mounted Toilet Seat Patent Finally, something I can use on my trailer hitch. For years I’ve felt like my trailer hitch was being neglected and wasn’t being used to its fullest potential. Then I found this patent:  U.S. Patent No. 6,125,480 for a “Vehicle Mounted Toilet Seat.” The patent uses an extension member to […]

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What Is a Crotch Pocket, and Can You Use it with a Hot Pocket? Would you want to? Many of us are familiar with the food item known as a “Hot Pocket.” We may not have carnal knowledge of Hot Pockets, but we know them by their reputation. What kind of item is a “Crotch […]

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For parents with children using a pacifier (also called binky in certain circles), this new patent might be for you. Finally, a new invention to hold a pacifier in place to avoid having to run to the child’s room every 5 minutes and put the pacifier back in: U.S. Patent No. 9,452,110 for a “Pacifier Holder Assembly and Method.”

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Floyd Mayweather’s Trademarks for B*tchologist and P*ssologist Both Approved by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Floyd Mayweather’s company, Mayweather Promotions, received approvals from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for two trademarks: BITCHOLOGIST and PUSSOLOGIST. At first I thought these trademarks might have been filed by edgy obstetricians or gynecologists, or perhaps just a general […]

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New Patent for an Automated Boning Machine for Wooden Bats I’ll be honest, the title of this patent just made me laugh. I felt like I was in junior high school again and just laughed. If the title doesn’t make you laugh, that’s ok. But the title should at least make you smile or at […]

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Happy Thanksgiving 2016 from The IP Section Please enjoy my original work of art that I’ve named “Turkey Doing Stand-Up Comedy.” The longer title was “Turkey Dying So Hard Doing Open Mic Night That He Wished He’d Been Eaten at Thanksgiving,” but that seemed too wordy. With respect to my drawing skills, some of you […]

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