Monthly Archives: October 2016

Spooked and Impressed-Jack-O’Lantern and Other Halloween Patents

Jack-O’-Lantern It is believed that vegetable and fruit carving occurred 10,000 years ago. The modern carving related to Halloween stems from Ireland and the Scottish Highlands where turnips or manel wurzels (large beets) were used to cave out grotesque looking … Continue reading

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Candy Trademarks-How sweet it is to be loved by USPTO

Halloween is just around the corner. I’m considering buying candy for both trick-or-treaters and myself. Shhh. Don’t tell my dentist. Many know that candy brands and logos can be trademarked, but most don’t realize that candy shapes can as well. … Continue reading

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The History of Football

As I grab my chips and dip to watch election coverage, political debates, and candidate interviews, a large portion of America is getting their favorite chairs and beer cozies ready for their love-football season. I couldn’t let autumn go by … Continue reading

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Drinking Coffee-A Daily Office Action

After recently writing a blog about beer, I thought it was appropriate and timely to write about the history of coffee, another highly desired beverage. Coffee shops and coffee are literally everywhere all over America and it is estimated that … Continue reading

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