“Battle of Heroes Land of Immortals” domain registration followed by Ubisoft trademark

Earlier this week, Ubisoft registered the names BattleofHeroesGame.com and BattleofHeroesLandofImmortals.com. But it's not just domains that Ubisoft is getting. The domain registrations have been followed by trademark filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. On December 10, … [Read more...]

Electronic Arts files Desert Strike trademarks

Electronic Arts has submitted two new trademark applications for Desert Strike with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, hinting that a remake of the popular 1992 shoot 'em up video game is in the works. On November 25, 2013, the video game company filed the trademarks (US Serial … [Read more...]

Samsung files trademarks for Galaxy Metrix, Velvet, and Legend smartphones

Samsung continues to file new smartphone trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. On April 13, 2012, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. submitted three more applications for the Galaxy Metrix (Serial Number: 85597928), the Galaxy Velvet (Serial Number:85597925), and … [Read more...]

Samsung files trademarks for Galaxy Emerge, Stellar, and Halo smartphones

On March 2, 2012, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. submitted trademark applications for the Galaxy Emerge (Serial Number: 85558647), the Galaxy Stellar (Serial Number: 85558639), and the Galaxy Halo (Serial Number: 85558619). The goods and services described in each trademark filing with the United … [Read more...]

Samsung files trademarks for Galaxy Axiom, Awaken, Heir, Rite smartphones

With the Mobile World Congress less than a week away, Samsung has filed four new trademarks for smartphones with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. On February 16, 2012, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. submitted trademark applications for the Samsung Galaxy Rite (Serial Number: 85545292), … [Read more...]

Microsoft files trademark for “Avatar Famestar” for video game services

It appears Microsoft is working on something new for the Xbox called "Avatar Famestar" according to a recent trademark filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. On February 13, 2012, filed to trademark "Avatar Famestar". The goods and services covered in the trademark filing … [Read more...]

Microsoft files trademark for “People Powered Stories”, more Google bashing?

Since Google announced changes to its privacy policies, it has come under an onslaught of criticism from all directions including rivals.  Microsoft has already taken aim at Google with its "Putting People First" advertising campaign and a YouTube video called "Gmail Man". Now it looks like … [Read more...]

Sony files trademark for “Xperia Sola” smartphone with USPTO [UPDATED]

Sony may have revealed what the 'S' stands for in its new Xperia S smartphone expected to be released in March. On January 30, 2012, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB filed a trademark application for "Xperia Sola".  'Sola' means 'alone' or 'only' in English. The goods and services … [Read more...]

Microsoft to launch new publication? Company files trademark for Latinzine

It looks like Microsoft may have something in the works for a new publication, focusing perhaps on Latin America. On January 24, 2012, Microsoft filed a trademark application (Serial Number: 85524272) with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for "Latinzine". The goods and services … [Read more...]

Samsung files trademarks for ‘Samsung Joy’ and ‘Samsung Fresh’ smart phones

With the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) now in the rear-view mirror, it's the Mobile World Congress taking place in Barcelona in February where Samsung is expected to unveil its newest smart phones. The company's latest trademarks may offer some clues as to the names of the … [Read more...]