Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 6: USPTO Issues and Efforts

The USPTO system is biased in favor of faulty registrations for print-on-demand. One big factor is the limited case law available to examiners.

Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 5d: Life Is Good Lawsuits

This post uses the LIFE IS GOOD trademark as a case study to demonstrate how myopic refusals unintentionally strengthen weak trademarks.

Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 5c: USPTO Started It

This post explains how USPTO helps creatives register questionable trademarks by teaching them how to overcome an ornamental refusal.

Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 5b: Ornamental Refusals and Red Oceans

This post explains how savvy creatives and trademark attorneys easily overcome an ornamental refusal for questionable trademark applications.

Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 4b: How Amazon Drives Frivolous Trademarks

This post explains how Amazon’s IP policies, unlimited brand names, and brand registry program all motivate creatives to apply for frivolous trademarks.

Frivolous Trademarks Parody

On Fighting Frivolous Trademarks, Part 1b: 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.