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Archived updates for Friday, March 04, 2005

TGIF for Immoral or Scandalous Patents

If an application for registration of a U.S. trademark can be refused for consisting of immoral or scandalous matter, then why not an application for a design patent on an ashtray? Via the I/P Funny Blog.

(WARNING: Do not click on the last two links if you are easily scandalized, demoralized, disenfranchized, digitized, digitated, agitated, or prestidigitated.)

Thank Goodness It's Friday (and smoking isn't allowed in our building),

--Bill Heinze
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