Archive for January, 2007

Fun Trade-marks

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

This week’s Trade-marks Journal (link to pdf) had a couple of amusing and interesting trade-mark applications advertised:

HOOTER’S MILK - 1,290,861, by Elizabeth Grant International Inc. in relation to face creams, body lotions, cleansers and bath gels. Not to be confused with the other HOOTERS or their trade-mark registration in relation to […]

Googling a Patent

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

One can now use Google Patent Search to search through about 7 million of the USPTO’s issued patents.

Using the same technology as that of Google Book Search, Google has converted most of the image database of USPTO into a searchable format. Google’s patent database covers U.S. patents issued in the 1790s […]