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. […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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.”

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Luckily I found the perfect patent for Thanksgiving: U.S. Patent No. 8,291,634 for a “Motion decoy system.” This patent describes an invention for hunting turkeys by using a decoy turkey on what appears to be a skateboard. Normally I try to stay positive, but I noticed a number of problems with this invention that I’d like to enumerate.

Read more

Just in time for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections, two trademarks were recently published for use with canine waste receptacles (dog poop bags): DEMOCRAP and REPOOPLICAN.

Read more