Patentville.com ‘trademark filed by Zynga’ goes up for auction on aftermarket

Earlier this year, social gaming giant Zynga filed a trademark application on the word "Patentville" with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM).  The European trademark covered, among other things, leather and imitations of leather and footwear. Back in April, I wrote about … [Read more...]

Zynga trademark application for the term ‘patentville’ prompts owner of domain name to launch website

Zynga's recent European trademark application for the term 'patentville' appears to have prompted the owner of the domain patentville.com to take notice.  On April 14, a day after my story ran on Domaining.com, the popular domain news aggregator, patentville.com went from a parked page at Sedo to an … [Read more...]

Zynga applies for a trademark on the word: Patentville

If you thought Zynga's trademark application for ville was the last of Zynga's interesting European trademark applications, think again. This week the gaming company filed for a trademark on the word "Patentville", with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), the official … [Read more...]