Infographic: Trademark Blunders

Ever since the first US trademark application in 1870, there have been a whole load of weird and wacky applications.

But things got extra strange once celebrities started realising that they could make money off their catchphrases or, in some cases, their very identity.

In the infographic below you can see some of the pop culture trademark attempts that have been rejected, such as Harley Davidson trying to trademark the sound of their own engines or Donald Trump struggling to claim ownership of his catchphrase “You’re Fired!”.

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