trademarks


The War On Comicsgate Trademarks Continues Apace

The War On Comicsgate Trademarks Continues Apace

There are three additions pertaining to the Comcisgate trademark that might be worth considering.Firstly, Poulter has also added another registration for Comicsgate as a certification mark, the filing stating that it will be used for 'Comic Books conforming to the certification standards as indicated by a Certification Mark.'[caption id="attachment_1211778" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The War On Comicsgate[...]

Juna Group Abandons Trademark Application for Harvey Comics

Juna Group Abandons Trademark Application for Harvey Comics

The Juna Group of Newburyport, Massachusetts, has abandoned a trademark application for the term Harvey Comics, after being challenged by Classic Media. The trademark application was for Comic books; Children's books; Coloring books and was made back in May. After much paperwork went back and forth between the Juna Group and the US Government, a […]

DC Comics Oppose Trademarks From Lawyers Blockchain Chefs and NetEase

DC Comics Oppose Trademarks From Lawyers, Blockchain, Chefs and NetEase

Darnell Ferguson, aka Darnell "Super Chef" Ferguson of Louiseville, Kentucky, is trying to trademark his Superhero Chefs logo for 'Restaurant services; Restaurant and cafe services; Catering services; Food and drink catering; Restaurant and hotel services'. But DC Comics lawyers suggest he may have bitten off more than he can chew. It may be noted that […]

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing NOW

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing NOW?!

So who are DC Comics arguing against in the US trademark courts? There have been quite a few since we last checked in, mostly involving the Superman shield shape. DC Comics lawyers are targeting another lawyer, Maryam Parman of Irvine, California for trying to trademark 'Super Woman, Super Lawyer'  for legal services. They are also […]


Marvel Comics Trademarks Costoberfest

Marvel Comics Trademarks 'Costoberfest'

In 2011, Marvel Comics decided to rename October as Costoberfest, to celebrate and show off Marvel Comics cosplay in the run up, and throughout, the New York Comic-Con. It may be an awkward title but it works. And every year since, their social media has run a similar event. But could Marvel be about to up […]


Marvel Registers Trademark For Marvel HQ For Education And Entertainment

Marvel Registers Trademark For 'Marvel HQ' For Education And Entertainment

Marvel Comics has just registered a trademark for the term "Marvel HQ" for "education and entertainment services". Often used colloquially as the place where Marvel decisions are made, which is far more pleasant than picturing the shitstorm of emails and phone calls back and forth to Disney between Marvel Studios who make the films and […]

Battle Of The Overwatches: Comics Versus Video Games

Battle Of The Overwatches: Comics Versus Video Games

By Christopher Helton From my viewpoint it is always a good thing when local comic creators manage to make the jump up to the next level, whether it is because their comic itself gets the attention it deserves or because an outside factor jumps up their noticeability. Con Artist Entertainment is a central Florida publisher […]

After 74 Years Marvel Registers Timely Comics Trademark

After 74 Years, Marvel Registers Timely Comics Trademark

Marvel has registered the trademark Timely Comics for "Comic books; printed periodicals in the field of comic book stories and artwork, education, entertainment, and online services, and downloadable electronic publications." Timely Publishing was established in 1939 by Martin and Abraham Goodman to pubish new comic books, with Marvel Comics #1 before it changed names to Timely Comics  in […]

Trademarking The Christian Creed On A USA Map For Comics

Trademarking The Christian Creed On A USA Map For Comics

Bleeding Cool likes to keep an eye on which comic books are being registered for trademarks That, for example, is how we came across Mark Millar and Skottie Young's upcoming comicbook Huck.Well, this was a new one on us The Christian Creed trademarked as appearing on a red white and blue coloured map of the[...]


Marvel Comics Ties Up Trademarks Ahead Of Doctor Strange Movie

Marvel Comics Ties Up Trademarks Ahead Of Doctor Strange Movie

A Doctor Strange movie is scheduled to come out from Marvel for 2016, even though it hasn't been officially announced yet. And the lawyers have been going to work in advance, tying up trademark registrations for the following areas. Education and entertainment services Confectionery and chewing gum; breakfast cereals and preparations made from cereals; cereal […]

DC Comics To Revive Shadow Of The Bat

DC Comics To Revive Shadow Of The Bat

Batman: Shadow of the Bat was a comic that ran from 1992 to 2000, telling Batman continuity stories alongside Detective Comics and Batman, which specialised in examining the psyche of the various cast members of the Batcomics. It was mostly written by Alan Grant. And it looks like it's coming back. DC Comics attourney Megan […]

Marvels New Trademarks &#8211 From Drax The Destroyer To Eternals

Marvel's New Trademarks – From Drax The Destroyer To Eternals

They have now added Thunderbolts, Tales Of Suspense, Nova, Heroes For Hire, Hawkeye, Eternals, Drax The Destroyer, Daredevil, Black Widow and Defenders.Just trademarks usually indicate an intention to publish solo books under those titles, or to consolidate the trademarks for books currently or recently published There is a notable presence of digital comics in the[...]


Whats DC Up To With The Infinite Crisis Trademark

What's DC Up To With The Infinite Crisis Trademark?

Infinite Crisis was a comic book mini-series launched by DC in 2005, and published digitally about a year ago. But right now DC are applying for a new trademark for Infinite Crisis, in two categories. Printed matter and paper goods, namely, books featuring characters from animated, action adventure, comedy and/or drama features, comic books, graphic […]