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2 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Texas on
Q: Can I legally start a snow cone stand with a play on words and image theme from a classic TV show?

Would I need to pay a trademark licensing fee?

Micah Barrett
Micah Barrett
answered on Apr 5, 2024

I recommend seeking advice from a trademark lawyer as the answer depends upon the specific name and use of your own name and the TV show name. Depending on the name, the TV show may come after you for trademark infringement. To give some background, trademark infringement for puns hinges on whether... View More

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3 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for New York on
Q: Can you restore my lost trademark for "abandonment"? I have been using this name for 60 years

Trademark Details

Status: 602 - Abandoned-Failure To Respond Or Late Response

Image for trademark with serial number 85047118

Serial Number85047118

Status602 - Abandoned-Failure To Respond Or Late Response

Status Date2011-04-06

Filing Date2010-05-25... View More

Micah Barrett
Micah Barrett
answered on Apr 5, 2024

Good afternoon,

It appears that your did not respond to an Office Action received on September 8, 2010, within the six month response period. Consequently, the USPTO sent you a "Notice of Abandonment." You had two months from the receipt of the Notice of Abandonment to file a...
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