Friday, February 24, 2017

#VeniceBeach #TGIF



Dateline: Friday morning, February 24, 2017, Venice Beach, California... Out and about in the late morning along the famed Venice Beach boardwalk where we observed numerous trademarked goods and services, including, surfboards, skateboards, bodyboards, hats, sunglasses, apparel, restaurants, etc. et al...

Below, that is a TOYOTA pick up truck in the background being used by the LACo Fire Dept. Lifeguard Services.....


Below, jackets, shoes, skateboards, backpacks, bicycles...


The CALIFORNIA flag waving below.....


Hotel services advertised below...


Below, not a trademark but a great price for a FISH TACO...



Below, YEASTIE BOYS food truck representing restaurant services...



Have a nice weekend!

Respectfully submitted,

William Maguire
LAW OFFICES OF WILLIAM E. MAGUIRE
Santa Monica, California
www.TrademarkEsq.com

(All photos by & Copyright William Maguire 2017.)

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

HOT DOG ON A STICK®


Dateline: Saturday afternoon, January 14, 2017.... with the week plus of rain from the predicted "Atmospheric River" event that pummeled Southern California and elsewhere, blue skies and 70 degree weather returned to the beach.....  which made a visit to the original location of HOT DOG ON A STICK® a necessary obligation...  One Original Lemonade and one beef HOT DOG ON A STICK!... Thank you very much!.....





Additional Resources; FYI:

•  http://hotdogonastick.com/

•  Numerous U.S. Trademark Registrations, including:




Word Mark

HOT DOG ON A STICK SINCE 1946
Goods and Services IC 043. US 100 101. G & S: Carry-out restaurants; Restaurant services. FIRST USE: 20070826. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20070826
Mark Drawing Code (3) DESIGN PLUS WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS
Design Search Code 02.03.01 - Busts of women facing forward; Heads of women facing forward; Portraiture of women facing forward; Women - head, portraiture or busts facing forward
02.03.16 - Hats (women wearing); Women wearing hats
02.05.01 - Busts of children; Children, heads, portraiture, busts; Heads of children
02.05.04 - Children, girl(s); Girls
02.05.24 - Stylized children, including children depicted in caricature form
09.05.03 - Fezzes, turbans, berets, other visorless and brimless hats
24.05.01 - Circular or elliptical seals; Seals, circular or elliptical
26.01.08 - Circles having letters or numerals as a border; Circles having punctuation as a border; Letters, numerals or punctuation forming or bordering the perimeter of a circle
26.01.17 - Circles, two concentric; Concentric circles, two; Two concentric circles
26.01.21 - Circles that are totally or partially shaded.
Trademark Search Facility Classification Code ART-09.05 Headwear
GROT-HUM Exaggerated depiction of a human
NUM-26-UP 1946 Other Numerals - 26 and Up
SHAPES-CIRCLE Circle figures or designs including semi-circles and incomplete circles
SHAPES-COLORS-3-OR-MORE Design listing or lined for three or more colors
SHAPES-SEALS Round or slightly rounded shape with an emblem embossed onthe inside of the circle
Serial Number 77920489
Filing Date January 26, 2010
Current Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition June 15, 2010
Registration Number 3840875
Registration Date August 31, 2010
Owner (REGISTRANT) HDOS Enterprises CORPORATION CALIFORNIA 5942 Priestly Drive Carlsbad CALIFORNIA 92008(LAST LISTED OWNER) HDOS FRANCHISE BRANDS, LLC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY DELAWARE 5555 Glenridge Connector, Suite 850 Atlanta GEORGIA 30342
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record Julie E. Reitz
Prior Registrations 2371510;2371511;2428681;AND OTHERS
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE "SINCE 1946" APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Description of Mark The color(s) red, yellow, blue, white and black is/are claimed as a feature of the mark. The mark consists of the wording "Hot Dog" at the top and the wording "On A Stick" on the bottom of a circular seal design with the word "Since" on the left side, "1946" on the right side and a girl's head with a distinctive hat in a red circle in the middle. The letters "T", "G", "ON A" and both sides of the girls hat are in blue; the backing behind the words, the middle strips in the hat and the girls face are in white; the words "SINCE" and "1946" as well as the outline around the letters in "HOT DOG" and the circle are in black, the letters "H" and "D", the word "stick", the center stripe of the girl's hat, and the center circle are all in red; the girl's hair and both letters "O" are yellow.
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL-2(F)-IN PART
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE
Distinctiveness Limitation Statement AS TO "Hot Dog on a Stick"

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Respectfully submitted,

William Maguire,
www.TrademarkEsq.com

(All "photos" by & Copyright William Maguire 2017.  No claim is herein made to the HOT DOG ON A STICK stylized logo/trademark depicted above and used for "fair use" purposes only.)

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

2016/2017: Trademarks On The Snow...


Dateline: Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016... as 2016 draws to a close and winter weather blanketing the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in California with a great deal of snow... we once again turn our attention to those trademarks that were made for the snow...

Earlier this month, at Mammoth Mountain we observed the following winter trademarks:

BURTON® snowboard

PATAGONIA® jacket, at left; ARC'TERYX® jacket, at right

***  Video Alert !  ***

Skis And Snowboards: The Video

     https://youtu.be/Oj55-CzZiHg

MAMMOTH service mark for ski resort services

Mammoth Mountain Donuts audit; fyi only...

SANUK® footwear RV drive by...

SUBARU® all wheel drive motor vehicle

And last but not least, on the road home from Mammoth we spot a classic AIRSTREAM® trailer being towed by a late model SUV with snowboards on the roof rack...



For those of you interested in a general summary on the selection, clearance and registration of winter trademarks, we invite you to read the following previous post on our blog at:

     http://trademarkesq.blogspot.com/2013/11/trademarks-on-snow.html

Thank you for your consideration.

Happy New Year!

William Maguire
www.TrademarkEsq.com

(All photos and videos above by & Copyright William Maguire 2016.)

Friday, December 23, 2016

Happy Holidays!...



..... and a Happy New Year!...

Cordially,

William E. Maguire
LAW OFFICES OF WILLIAM E. MAGUIRE
Santa Monica, California
www.TrademarkEsq.com

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Friday, December 02, 2016

Chance of Snow √...


Dateline: Friday morning, December 2, 2016, Mammoth Lakes, Calif...  The weather prognosticators indicated there to be a "chance of snow" overnite into the morning.  √...  x-ref: #powderhounds alert





*** Video Alert ! ***

Chance of Snow √:  The Video


      https://youtu.be/JgkM5XBJWBE


"Late for work?..." Not a problem for this classic Ford Bronco, below, which eats snow, chews it up and spits it out for a living...


Woof!...


Respectfully submitted,

William Maguire
www.TrademarkEsq.com

(All photos and video by & Copyright William Maguire 2016.)

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Thursday, December 01, 2016

Trademarks On The Road...

Thursday, December 1st, 2016... along Interstate 395 (I395) Northbound from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes, Calif...





Do you own a product and/or service?  Have you registered your trademark and/or service mark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office?... which provides critical advantages in the defense of your proprietary rights.

We help clients in the selection, clearance and registration of their trademarks and/or service marks.

Respectfully submitted,

William Maguire
LAW OFFICES OF WILLIAM E. MAGUIRE
www.TrademarkEsq.com

(All photos by & Copyright William Maguire 2016.)

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Eastern Sierra Peak-A-Boo...


Dateline: Thursday, December 1st, 2016, along 395 North on the road to Mammoth Lakes, Calif... a day when the clouds teased us with a few peeks at the peaks...





Additional photos will be posted later...

Respectfully submitted,


William Maguire
www.TrademarkEsq.com
Law Offices of William E. Maguire
Santa Monica, Calif.

(All photos by & Copyright William Maguire 2016.)

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween!...


Dateline: Monday, October 31, 2016... aka, HALLOWEEN!.....


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We hope you and yours have a Happy Halloween!...


Kind regards,

William Maguire
www.TrademarkEsq.com

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