Entertainment News -LONDON (REUTERS) – It wasn’t exactly instant karma when Beatle John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, heard about a Polish beverage company’s new drink called “John Lemon”.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Taylor Swift might have pulled off yet another savvy business move by adding a collection of key phrases from her new album Reputation to her growing list of trademarked titles and lyrics.Trademarked phrases will include the song title ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ and lyric ‘The old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now’, according to TMZ.
Now, less than two weeks later, Mr. Simmons has apparently reconsidered whether he might have valid trademark rights to the hand gesture, as he expressly abandoned the application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. It is also noted that his application drew a fair amount of criticism from fellow musicians and others who saw the application as a shameless overreach by Simmons. (from Forbes)
Kiss frontman Gene Simmons is awaiting the signal from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after he filed an application Friday for a trademark on a hand gesture. Rock fans are probably familiar with the sight. Here’s the drawing that’s included in the application: