LIST OF SOUND TRADEMARKS (SENSORY MARKS)

United States Registrations

 

This page contains a listing of sound trademarks currently registered in the USA (August 2003)

 

The sound of the famous Tarzan yell

Serial No:

75326989

Registration No:

2210506

Current Status:

Registered

Applicant/Owner:

Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

toy action figures

International Class:

28

Description:

the sound of the famous Tarzan yell.  The mark is a yell consisting of a series of approximately ten sounds, alternating between the chest and falsetto registers of the voice, as follow - 1) a semi-long sound in the chest register, 2) a short sound up an interval of one octave plus a fifth from the preceding sound, 3) a short sound down a Major 3rd from the preceding sound, 4) a short sound up a Major 3rd from the preceding sound, 5) a long sound down one octave plus a Major 3rd from the preceding sound, 6) a short sound up one octave from the preceding sound, 7) a short sound up a Major 3rd from the preceding sound, 8) a short sound down a Major 3rd from the preceding sound, 9) a short sound up a Major 3rd from the preceding sound, 10) a long sound down an octave plus a fifth from the preceding sound.

 

Merrie Melodies Theme Song

Serial No:

75934537

Registration No:

2473248

Current Status:

Registered

Owner/Applicant:

Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P.

Goods and/or Services:

entertainment services in the nature of a live-action, comedy, drama and animated television programs; production of live-action, comedy, drama and animated television programs; a live-action, comedy, drama and animated motion picture theatrical films; production of live-action, comedy, drama and animated motion picture theatrical films; theatrical performances both animated and live action; internet service providing information via an electronic global computer network in the field of entertainment relating specifically to music, movies, and television; providing general interest news, entertainment, and education information via a global computer network; and providing information for an actual entertainment via electronic global communication network in the nature of live action, comedy, drama and/or animated programs and production of live-action comedy, action and animated motion films for distribution via a global computer network

International Class:

41

Description:

The mark consists of thirty (30) musical notes comprising the notes BFlat4, EFlat4, D4, C4, BFlat3, G3, BFlat3, EFlat4, EFlat4, D4, C4, DFlat4, D4, D4, D4, BFlat3, C4, BFlat3, D4, D4, BFlat3, C4, G3, G3, BFlat3, B3, C4, D4, EFlat, and G4. The mark consists of the Merrie Melodies Theme Song.

 

A series of five musical notes

Serial No:

75889012

Registration No:

2459405

Current Status:

Registered

Owner/Applicant:

Deutsche Telekom AG

Goods and/or Services:

Machine run blank magnetic data carriers; telecommunications equipment, namely, magnetic, electric and optical networks comprising data transmitters and related equipment that transfers data between data terminals; audio, video and data terminals; audio, video and data communications equipment namely, digital and analog signal transmitters, receivers and converters, and radio and telephone transmitters, receivers and servers; electronic mail hardware for electronic exchange of data, images and messages; automatic vending machines and mechanism for coin operated apparatus; data processing equipment, namely, microcomputers, minicomputers, computer monitors, computer keyboards, computer terminals, computer interface boards, computer laser printers, computer memories, computer impact printers, computer dot matrix printers, computer operating systems, computer modems, computer mouse and mouse pads and computers

International Class:

9, 16, 25, 35, 36

Description:

a series of five musical notes written on the Treble clef in the key of C major, comprising a sequence of four joined semiquavers which are the musical three notes CCC and E, followed by a C quarter note.

 

The words "Have a good nights sleep on us, mattress discounters" superimposed over a musical jingle

Serial No:

74219263

Registration No:

1754344

Current Status:

Registration renewed

Owner/Applicant:

Mattress Discounters Corporation

Goods and/or Services:

retail store services featuring mattresses, bedding bedsprings, bedframes and headboards.

International Class:

42

Description:

The mark consists of the words "Have a good nights sleep on us, mattress discounters" superimposed over a musical jingle comprised of 12 notes, in the key of F, in the sequence of AA-G-A-B flat-D-C-EE-GF-F.

 

The spoken letters "AT & T"

Serial No:

74287324

Registration No:

1761724

Current Status:

s8 and 15 affidavits accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

AT&T Corp.

Goods and/or Services:

Long distance telecommunications services

International Class:

38

Description:

The mark consists of the spoken letters "AT & T"

 

The spoken term "cha-ching"

Serial No:

74247076

Registration No:

1795371

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits have been accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Rally's Hamburgers, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

Restaurant services

International Class:

42

Description:

The mark consists of the spoken term "cha-ching"

 

The sound "Ooh it's so good"

Serial No:

74684280

Registration No:

200096

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Ginsburg Enterprises Incorporated

Goods and/or Services:

entertainment services, namely production of television programs dealing with culinary topics

International Class:

41

Description:

The mark consists of the sound "Ooh it's so good".

 

Nine bars of primarily musical chords in the key of B flat

Serial No:

74629287

Registration No:

2000732

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Goods and/or Services:

entertainment services in the nature of motion picture films

International Class:

41

Description:

The mark consists of nine bars of primarily musical chords in the key of B flat; the chords consisting of the four, eight and sixteenth notes.

 

The spoken term "ching"

Serial No:

74247077

Registration No:

1838887

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

restaurant services

International Class:

42

Description:

The mark consists of the spoken term "ching".

 

The THX logo theme

Serial No:

74309951

Registration No:

1872866

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Lucasfilm Ltd

Goods and/or Services:

entertainment services, namely, motion picture exhibition services

International Class:

41

Description:

The THX logo theme consists of 30 voices over seven measures, starting in a narrow range, 200 to 400 Hz, and slowly diverting to preselected itches encompassing three octaves. The 30 voices begin at pitches between 200 Hz and 400 Hz and arrive at pre-selected pitches spanning three octaves by the fourth measure. The highest pitch is slightly detuned while there are double the number of voices of the lowest two pitches.

 

The melody "Sweet Georgia Brown" 

Serial No:

74158626

Registration No:

1700895

Current Status:

Registration renewed

Owner/Applicant:

Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

entertainment services in the nature of basketball exhibitions

International Class:

41

Description:

The mark consists of the melody "Sweet Georgia Brown"

 

The NBC chimes

Serial No:

72349496

Registration No:

916522

Current Status:

Registration renewed

Owner/Applicant:

The National Broadcasting Company, Inc

Goods and/or Services:

Broadcasting of television programs

International Class:

38

Description:

The mark comprises a sequence of chime-like musical notes which are in the key of C and sound the notes G, E, C, the "G" being the one just below middle C, the "E" the one just above middle C, and the "C" being middle C, thereby to identify applicant's broadcasting service.

Commentary:

The NBC chimes was the first registered soundmark in history.  The bing bong bing soundmark consists of the musical notes G, E, C standing for General Electric Corporation, one of the founders.

 

The chime sound that is used as a prompt tone to the telephone user

Serial No:

74022482

Registration No:

1620415

Current Status:

registration renewed

Owner/Applicant:

MCI Communications Corporation

Goods and/or Services:

Long Distance Telephone 'Services'

International Class:

38

Description:

The mark consists of four harmonically related tones which are summed together in a successive manner to produce a unique chime sound that is used as a prompt tone to the telephone user.

 

The spoken letters "AT&T" superimposed over musical sounds

Serial No:

73791547

Registration No:

1573864

Current Status:

registration renewed

Owner/Applicant:

AT&T Corp.

Goods and/or Services:

Long distance telecommunication services

International Class:

38

Description:

The mark consists of the spoken letters "AT&T" superimposed over musical sounds in the key of B flat minor, namely the melody notes F, B Flat, G and C and two accompanying chords, one of the four notes F, B flat, C and F and one of the two notes F and F.

 

Notes accompanied by the words "radio variedades"

Serial No:

73637090

Registration No:

1471674

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Spanish Coast to Coast, Ltd.

Goods and/or Services:

Radio broadcasting services

International Class:

38

Description:

The mark consist of the notes "C, D, E, C, D, G, accompanied by the words "radio variedades".

 

Musical blips on audio tape

Serial No:

73555319

Registration No:

1413137

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Capitol Records, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

Pre-recorded audio tapes and phonograph records

International Class:

9, 41

Description:

The mark consists of eleven musical notes comprising the notes C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, C7, C8, C9, E9, G#9, and C10

Commentary:

This mark refers to the string of blips at the beginning or end of their audio tape which is barely noticeable or audible.

 

A lion roaring

Serial No:

73553567

Registration No:

139550

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation

Goods and/or Services:

Motion picture films and pre-recorded video tapes

International Class:

9, 41

Description:

The mark consists of a lion roaring

 

The words, "The dreams we share, we"ll always remember, remember with the music of your life", set to music

Serial No:

73432170

Registration No:

1326350

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Al Ham Productions, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

Entertainment services rendered through the medium of radio-namely, music programs

International Class:

41

Description:

The mark consists of the words, "The dreams we share, we"ll always remember, remember with the music of your life", set to music.

 

Four audible tones at varying frequencies and durations

Serial No:

73438813

Registration No:

1307448

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits have been accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

VMX, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

Telephone message services-namely, receiving, storing in digital form and electronically transmitting voice messages

International Class:

38

Description:

The mark consists of four audible tones at varying frequencies and durations, and contains the following tone frequencies 770 Hz, 770 Hz, 852, Hz, and 697 Hz.

 

"At Beneficial You're Good for More" and the sounds "Toot, Toot", all set to music

Serial No:

73270308

Registration No:

1299056

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits have been accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Beneficial Management Corporation of America

Goods and/or Services:

Preparation of income tax returns

International Class:

35, 36

Description:

the mark consists of the word "At Beneficial You're Good for More" and the sounds "Toot, Toot", all set to music.

 

A sequence of horn-like musical notes

Serial No:

73391897

Registration No:

1280214

Current Status:

s8 and s15 affidavits have been accepted and acknowledged

Owner/Applicant:

Del's Lemonade & Refreshments, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

Food carry-out services from a mobile truck

International Class:

42

Description:

The mark comprises a sequence of horn-like musical notes, F, A, sounded at least twice in sequence, the notes F+0 and A+0 being just being just above middle C.

 

Chime-like musical notes

Serial No:

74128547

Registration No:

1680160

Current Status:

registration renewed

Owner/Applicant:

Captaris, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

Call processing, interactive voice response and automated attendant products, comprised of computer hardware and/or software, to be used with telephone systems

International Class:

9

Description:

The mark consists of chime-like musical notes; comprised of the four quarter notes, "A, G, F, C", played at two octaves above middle "C".

sound trademarks currently registered in Australia || currently not-registered in USA

 


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