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Last updated on June 2nd, 2020

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Examination Guide 2-17

USPTO’s July 2017 Supplemental Exam Guide

Imagine this being said by your favorite darling toothless toddler... Y'all, this is TOP SECRET! Okay, just wanted you to ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 06c: More POD Challenges and USPTO Efforts

In this post, you’ll learn about USPTO challenges to refusing frivolous trademark applications for novelty goods, and steps they are ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 06b: TMEP’s Fuzzy Language

In this post, you'll learn about fuzzy language in the Trademark Manual for Examining Procedures. (This post is part of ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 08c: Incomplete Phrases Loophole

In this post, you'll learn about registration loopholes created by the Trademark Manual for Examining Procedures. (This post is part ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 08b: Intent To Use Loophole

In this post, you'll learn how Intent to Use trademark applications are nearly impervious to post-publication Letters of Protest. (This ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 07c: Letters of Protest Results

In this post, you'll discover fourteen painful USPTO errors that were corrected thanks to Letters of Protest. (This post is ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 07b: Why Attorneys Oppose Letters of Protest

In this post, you'll learn how why some attorneys don't like the Letter of Protest procedure and why arguments against ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 05g: Attorneys are Human

In this post, you'll learn why trademark attorneys are just as likely as creatives to apply for unregistrable trademarks, and ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 05f: Make America’s Trademarks Indicate Source Again

This post explores how faulty trademark registrations birthed from viral expressions lead to more of the same. (This post is ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 06a: USPTO Print-On-Demand Challenges

In this post, you’ll learn about USPTO challenges that lead to a bias toward faulty trademark registrations. (This post is ...
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15 Ways to Bless Your Husband

Do you ever feel like, no matter how hard you try, it seems like you just can’t be a good ...
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A Biblical View of Wealth

No idea if he was a Christian, but this is a biblical view of wealth. If command of the fruits ...
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A Smarter Mom is Moving!

Howdy, Smarter Moms! To make a long story short, my blog posts from A Smarter Mom dot com are moving ...
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All-In-One WordPress Security Settings for Instant Image Compatibility

[Update: The Instant Image plugin is not tested with the latest version of WordPress so I removed it from my ...
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Amalgam Illness Summary

1-Sentence Summary: Amalgam Illness by Andy Cutler is the definitive guide to diagnosing and safely treating mercury poisoning (and heavy ...
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An Open Letter Regarding Lifeguard

Love rabbit trails. Long story short, today I decided to finish a letter I drafted months ago. In it, I ...
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Can ASL Be Trademarked?

It's not uncommon for creatives to wrongly assume they invented or coined their artistic expressions. For example, a certain rock ...
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Can God Love a Schizophrenic?

Is it impossible for God to love a schizophrenic? My friend's niece thinks so. "God can't love me because I'm ...
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Casting My Vote for 1MM

One Million Moms tirelessly works to stem the cultural tide that attacks morality and faith. Their latest project protests the ...
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Circumcision Benefits

In the 1989–1999 decade, multiple studies confirmed the beneficial effect of newborn circumcision in preventing infant UTIs19–21 and transmission of ...
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Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 01a: Introduction

In this post, you’ll learn why a homeschool mom of six got involved in the fight against frivolous trademarks. Stopping them will take more than protests.

Link: Letter of Protest

Letter of Protest Form – USPTO’s form to protest trademark applications that should not register. To properly complete the form, review my Letter of Protest posts and/or join a group.

Fear Is Not the Boss of You Summary

Fear is Not the Boss of You is a fun, story-rich, biblical guide to overcoming fear, explaining where fear started, how to identify your next step, and what to expect when you take action. Here’s my 4-minute summary.

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Examination Guide 2-17

USPTO’s July 2017 Supplemental Exam Guide

Here’s my copy of USPTO’s supplemental trademark examination guide: Examination Guide 2-17 Merely Informational Matter July 2017.

Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 06c: More POD Challenges and USPTO Efforts

This post is one of three that discuss the trademark system’s bias toward faulty registrations and steps USPTO has taken to reduce it.

Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 06b: TMEP’s Fuzzy Language

This post is one of three that discuss the trademark system’s bias toward faulty registrations and steps USPTO has taken to reduce it.

Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 08c: Incomplete Phrases Loophole

Perhaps the biggest source of bias toward faulty trademark registrations is the loophole that allows easy registration of incomplete phrases.