Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Winter Trademarks: Lesson 1 Redux

Top of Mammoth Mountain, at 11,053 feet

SCOTT® Series 4 Lightweight Aluminum Ski Poles

Skis, Boots and Poles

Skis and Poles

Winter Trademarks: Lesson 1

Ski poles, as with skis, snowboards, etc. are registrable in International Class #28 as trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Below is an extract of the current online USPTO record for SCOTT® that includes goods in three separate classes, including Class #28. This registration assures the Registrant presumptively valid trademark rights in the U.S. Other benefits also exist for the Registrant. This particular registration has also taken advantage of the optional filing opportunity provided by Section 15 of the Trademark Act which affords "incontestible" status to the Registrant. This is very much recommended and further strengthens the Registrant's exclusive position with respect to its trademark.

Word Mark SCOTT
Goods and Services IC 009. US 026. G & S: safety goggles and face shields, sunglasses and parts therefor. FIRST USE: 19710000. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19710000

IC 012. US 019. G & S: bicycles, bicycle parts, motorcycle handgrips. FIRST USE: 19860500. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19860500

IC 025. US 022 039. G & S: ski hats and ski gloves. FIRST USE: 19720000. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19720000

IC 028. US 022. G & S: ski poles and ski pole parts, motorcycle and bicycle gloves, goggles for use in skiing and bicycling. FIRST USE: 19650000. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19650000
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 74174900
Filing Date June 10, 1991

Registration Number 1837348
Registration Date May 24, 1994

Prior Registrations 0960780
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL-2(F)
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR). SECTION 8(10-YR) 20040419.
Renewal 1ST RENEWAL 20040419
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

The Registrant, SCOTT USA INC. also is the owner of multiple other U.S. Federal Trademark Registrations. It is no coincidence that this registration policy is adopted by such companies as Scott USA Inc. The last thing they need is a cheap competitor boosting their product off the fame of the SCOTT® trademark.


Lesson 2 is to get out there and try some of this equipment out.

Remember: "TrademarkEsq is here for you !"


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