Intellectual property wise all the discussion regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus) has centered on domain names.
Taking a look at just one day’s worth of bad domain name registrations can make one cringe at the waste of money.
I took a quick look at the United States Patent and Trademark Office to see what gems are being considered for trademarks.
Tee-shirts; Baby bottoms; Baby tops; Bonnets; Caps with visors; Cardigans; Coats made of cotton; Coats of denim; Gym pants; Heavy coats; Heavy jackets; Hooded pullovers; Hooded sweat shirts; Jeans; Jogging pants; Jumpers; Leggings; Long-sleeved shirts; Nightcaps; One piece garment for infants and toddlers; Pants; Polo shirts; Shampoo capes; Shirts; Short-sleeved or long-sleeved t-shirts; Silk scarves; Sleep masks; Stretch pants; Sweat jackets; Sweat pants; Sweat shirts; Sweat suits; Swimsuits; T-shirts; Tank tops; Track pants; Track suits; Warm up suits; Yoga pants; Yoga shirts. FIRST USE: 20200322. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20200322.
Surviving the Corona seems to be a popular theme. There are several applications mostly to put on T-shirts.
The bringing together, for the benefit of others, of a variety of goods and services, enabling customers to conveniently view and purchase those goods and services from an Internet web site particularly specializing in the marketing of the sale of goods and services of others
This application seeks tm a few different categories both industrial and medical along with basic fashion.
This appliaction is for movie making.
The mark consists of the words ‘Sicker Than Corona? This Guy’ with thumbs up design on both sides of the words ‘This Guy’.
According to GerbenLaw.com
Total Cost to File a Trademark: Provided that you are selling your goods at the time of the trademark filing, your total cost of registering a trademark will be the flat legal fee of $950 and US Government filing fee of $275 per class.
Other firms may charge more or less, but the $275 per class is what goes to the USPTO either way. At least a domain names only costs $8-$9 to register.