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More Occupy Wall St. Trademark Applications: One from the 1%?

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On Friday, we told you about the New York couple who filed an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to register a trademark for the phrase “Occupy Wall St.,” but since then word has leaked out about two other applications to protect the same phrase. One such application was filed on […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 31st, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Can “Occupy Wall St.” Be Trademarked?

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A couple from West Islip, New York has filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to register the name “Occupy Wall St.” Robert and Diane Maresca filed an application on October 18 for $975 with the intention of putting the phrase on various novelty items such as bumper stickers […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 28th, 2011 at 2:01 pm