Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Snapster Trademark

Sirius + Napster = Snapster. Right? Wrong. Rasprodz has had this trademark application out there for a while. It was recently approved to be published for opposition. It will be surprising if this one passes muster. There is too much room to be confused with Napster and its association with satellite radio. Below is the application data:

Mark Image
Word Mark SNAPSTER
Goods and Services IC 009. US 021 023 026 036 038. G & S: Data processing equipment, namely, data processors and computers for an interactive radio and television on-air promotion utilizing customized computer software that detects incoming Dual Tone Multi Frequency (DTMF) via an analogue or digital telephone hybrid which instructs application software to perform various functions, namely, playing a game, and responds with audio and visual prompts, the results of which are broadcast on by way of audio or audio and visual graphics

IC 038. US 100 101 104. G & S: Broadcasting and transmission services namely, broadcasting and transmission of television, radio, cable radio and television and satellite radio and television programmes; on-line video broadcasting; data transmission and data broadcasting over high speed telephone, cable radio and television, satellite radio and television and radio frequency networks; audio streaming in the nature of streaming of audio and material over the internet; video streaming in the nature of streaming video over the internet; broadcasting and transmission of messages, text, sound and images by television, radio, cable radio and television and satellite radio and television; electronic transmission of messages, text, sound, images, information, data and radio and television programmes; broadcasting and transmission of digital information by means of radio, telephone, satellite radio and television, cable radio and television and computer; wireless digital messaging services in the nature of receiving and exchanging of text, messages, sound, images and information via telephones, cellular phones, facsimile machines and modems; providing multiple user access to a global computer information network featuring online databases; facsimile transmission services; web messaging services in the nature of sending messages and information online; information sending services, namely, telematic sending of information; electronic message sending services; electronic mail services; online dissemination of information in the field of radio and television broadcasting; provision of telecommunications Information by means of electronic communications networks namely the Internet; cable television broadcasting services in the nature of retrieval and display of information on competitions and quizzes

IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: Entertainment, instruction and education namely, organization of games broadcast by radio and television; production, distribution and syndication of interactive entertainment in the nature of computer games broadcast on radio and television featuring quiz / game shows; multimedia entertainment software production services; production, distribution and syndication of television and radio programmes; gaming namely, casinos; gaming services for entertainment purposes, namely, conducting and providing facilities for special events featuring casino and gaming contests and tournaments; gaming machine entertainment services, namely leasing of electronic gaming machines; on-line gaming services for single or multiple players namely, providing on-line computer games featuring a game of skill; educational and entertainment services namely conducting seminars, workshops and classes in the field of computer game production, radio and television programming, and promotional activity services provided for radio and television provided via all forms of electronic transmission; providing on-line audio, visual and audio-visual information in the field of online computer game entertainment, radio and television programming and promotions production and interactive gaming and quiz production; publication of newsletters, books, statistics and reviews featuring information on computer games, radio and television programming and promotional activity and interactive games and quizzes; electronic publishing namely, publishing of web magazines; conducting seminars and workshops relating to education, and entertainment in the field of online computer game entertainment, radio and television programming and promotions production and interactive gaming and quiz production. production, organization and presentation of live performances of quizzes, audience participation events in the nature of quizzes and quiz shows, interactive quiz contests, games shows; provision of information in the field of computer games, radio and television programming and promotions, interactive gaming and quizzes

Mark Drawing Code (5) WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS IN STYLIZED FORM
Design Search Code
Serial Number 79023984
Filing Date June 7, 2005
Current Filing Basis 66A
Original Filing Basis 66A
International Registration Number 0885240
Owner (APPLICANT) Rasprodz (UK) Limited Limited Company UNITED KINGDOM Tudor Cottage 334a Canterbury Road Kennington; Ashford, Kent TN25 4DU UNITED KINGDOM
Priority Date December 16, 2004
Type of Mark TRADEMARK. SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
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