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United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

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United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by Matt » Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:46 pm

https://www.freep.com/story/sports/coll ... ?gnt-cfr=1

The office approved a trademark for one of THE few words ohioans can spell. I think we could get bipartisan support to abolish this entity.

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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by TC Talks » Wed Jun 22, 2022 8:44 pm

Why? Michigan could have done this too. They are exempt due to prior use.


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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by In The Bleachers » Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:08 pm

Matt wrote:
Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:46 pm
... The office approved a trademark for one of THE few words ohioans can spell ....
You are duly served forthwith and halfwit that you are in violation not once but twice for using a trademark. You are sentenced to 30 lashes with The Freak's Velvet Paddle.

All kidding aside. Did you know Lebron James actually tried to trademark the phrase "Taco Tuesday"?



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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by Matt » Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:25 am

In The Bleachers wrote:
Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:08 pm
Matt wrote:
Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:46 pm
... The office approved a trademark for one of THE few words ohioans can spell ....
You are duly served forthwith and halfwit that you are in violation not once but twice for using a trademark. You are sentenced to 30 lashes with The Freak's Velvet Paddle.

All kidding aside. Did you know Lebron James actually tried to trademark the phrase "Taco Tuesday"?
LeBron is a douche, so that doesn't surprise me.



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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Thu Jun 23, 2022 6:03 am

Someone should TM the LeBum clothing line.


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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by FakeAndyStuart » Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:24 am

You guys are SUCH homers. Michigan trademarked the letter M - I guess for mediocre?

https://brand.umich.edu/trademarks-perm ... rademarks/



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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by Matt » Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:34 am

FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:24 am
You guys are SUCH homers. Michigan trademarked the letter M - I guess for mediocre?

https://brand.umich.edu/trademarks-perm ... rademarks/
You are fake news. U-M trademarked the logo of the block M, not the generic letter M.



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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by FakeAndyStuart » Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:41 am

Matt wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:34 am
FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:24 am
You guys are SUCH homers. Michigan trademarked the letter M - I guess for mediocre?

https://brand.umich.edu/trademarks-perm ... rademarks/
You are fake news. U-M trademarked the logo of the block M, not the generic letter M.
And Ohio State trademarked the word "THE" appearing on "clothes... sold thru channels customarily to the field of sports of collegiate athletics"

Same diff.

In fact, for OSU it is a stroke of genius.. as they will always live rent free in all your heads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nuw8GJbqx94



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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by TC Talks » Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:54 am

Here's an oldie but goodie
Microsoft Patents Ones, Zeroes
3/25/98 3:00PM
REDMOND, WA—In what CEO Bill Gates called “an unfortunate but necessary step to protect our intellectual property from theft and exploitation by competitors,” the Microsoft Corporation patented the numbers one and zero Monday.

With the patent, Microsoft’s rivals are prohibited from manufacturing or selling products containing zeroes and ones—the mathematical building blocks of all computer languages and programs—unless a royalty fee of 10 cents per digit used is paid to the software giant.

“Microsoft has been using the binary system of ones and zeroes ever since its inception in 1975,” Gates told reporters. “For years, in the interest of the overall health of the computer industry, we permitted the free and unfettered use of our proprietary numeric systems. However, changing marketplace conditions and the increasingly predatory practices of certain competitors now leave us with no choice but to seek compensation for the use of our numerals.”


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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by Matt » Thu Jun 23, 2022 1:17 pm

FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:41 am
Matt wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:34 am
FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:24 am
You guys are SUCH homers. Michigan trademarked the letter M - I guess for mediocre?

https://brand.umich.edu/trademarks-perm ... rademarks/
You are fake news. U-M trademarked the logo of the block M, not the generic letter M.
And Ohio State trademarked the word "THE" appearing on "clothes... sold thru channels customarily to the field of sports of collegiate athletics"

Same diff.

In fact, for OSU it is a stroke of genius.. as they will always live rent free in all your heads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nuw8GJbqx94
Are you from ohio?



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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Thu Jun 23, 2022 6:24 pm

FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:41 am
Matt wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:34 am
FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:24 am
You guys are SUCH homers. Michigan trademarked the letter M - I guess for mediocre?

https://brand.umich.edu/trademarks-perm ... rademarks/
You are fake news. U-M trademarked the logo of the block M, not the generic letter M.
And Ohio State trademarked the word "THE" appearing on "clothes... sold thru channels customarily to the field of sports of collegiate athletics"

Same diff.

In fact, for OSU it is a stroke of genius.. as they will always live rent free in all your heads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nuw8GJbqx94
To think that I actually liked you....Fuck the $uckeyes.


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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by FakeAndyStuart » Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:17 am

MotorCityRadioFreak wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 6:24 pm
FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:41 am
Matt wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:34 am
FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:24 am
You guys are SUCH homers. Michigan trademarked the letter M - I guess for mediocre?

https://brand.umich.edu/trademarks-perm ... rademarks/
You are fake news. U-M trademarked the logo of the block M, not the generic letter M.
And Ohio State trademarked the word "THE" appearing on "clothes... sold thru channels customarily to the field of sports of collegiate athletics"

Same diff.

In fact, for OSU it is a stroke of genius.. as they will always live rent free in all your heads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nuw8GJbqx94
To think that I actually liked you....Fuck the $uckeyes.
I went to Wright State dude, and have no dog in that fight. On another forum, I keep calling them "AN Ohio state university" ... they hate me too,



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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by Matt » Sun Jun 26, 2022 1:37 pm

FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:17 am
MotorCityRadioFreak wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 6:24 pm
FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:41 am
Matt wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:34 am
FakeAndyStuart wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:24 am
You guys are SUCH homers. Michigan trademarked the letter M - I guess for mediocre?

https://brand.umich.edu/trademarks-perm ... rademarks/
You are fake news. U-M trademarked the logo of the block M, not the generic letter M.
And Ohio State trademarked the word "THE" appearing on "clothes... sold thru channels customarily to the field of sports of collegiate athletics"

Same diff.

In fact, for OSU it is a stroke of genius.. as they will always live rent free in all your heads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nuw8GJbqx94
To think that I actually liked you....Fuck the $uckeyes.
I went to Wright State dude, and have no dog in that fight. On another forum, I keep calling them "AN Ohio state university" ... they hate me too,
The whole state of ohio is garbage. Enjoy Lake Erie.



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Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office outlives its usefulness

Post by audiophile » Sun Jun 26, 2022 4:01 pm

I find the roads in Ohio are lot better. The country roads are paved, often just one lane. It makes Ohio a lot better to drive in.


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