LIST OF SOUND TRADEMARKS (SENSORY MARKS)

United States Registrations

 

This page contains a listing of sound trademarks not currently registered in the USA (August 2003)

The reason for registration laps is stated bellow with each sound. All these sound trademarks have been previously registered.

 

Sound of the liberty bell ringing

Serial No:

71543253

Registration No:

548458

Current Status:

expired

Applicant/Owner:

Bulletin Company

Goods and/or Services:

information service in the nature of a radio news program.

International Class:

41

Description:

recorded sound of the liberty bell ringing

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Serial No:

80928479

Registration No:

928479

Current Status:

cancelled

Applicant/Owner:

not available

International Class:

38

Goods and/or Services:

Broadcasting of television programs

Description:

not available

 

The exhaust sound of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle engine

Serial No:

74485223

Registration No:

Not available

Current Status:

Abandoned (after inter partes decision by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board)

Owner/Applicant:

Harley-Davidson, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

motorcycles

International Class:

12

Description:

The mark consists of the exhaust sound of applicant's motorcycles, produced by V-Twin, common crankpin motorcycle engines whin the goods are in use.

Commentary:

This is often described as "potato, potato, potato" by motorcycle enthusiasts, Harley Davidson believes that sound of its engines has been a distinctive attribute of its motorcycles and therefore believes protection is necessary.

 

The sound of a thunderclap

Serial No:

74042944

Registration No:

1746090

Current Status:

Registration cancelled under s8

Owner/Applicant:

Beacon Broadcasting Corporation

Goods and/or Services:

radio broadcasting services

International Class:

38

Description:

The mark consists of the sound of a thunderclap

 

The words "Nobody 'Nose Pizza like Pinocchios" set to music

Serial No:

74220475

Registration No:

1766354

Current Status:

Registration cancelled under s8

Owner/Applicant:

Pinocchio's Pizza, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

restaurant services featuring pizza

International Class:

42

Description:

The mark consists of the words "Nobody 'Nose Pizza like Pinocchios" set to music.

 

A unique chime sound

Serial No:

74227326

Registration No:

1829616

Current Status:

Registration cancelled under s8

Owner/Applicant:

U S West Communications, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

telecommunications voice messaging services

International Class:

38

Description:

The mark consists of three harmonically related tones which are played together in a successive manner to produce a unique chime sound that is used as an identification to the telephone user.

 

Six octaves of sound tone

Serial No:

74516686

Registration No:

1959642

Current Status:

Registration cancelled under s8

Owner/Applicant:

Neoprobe Corporation

Goods and/or Services:

radiation detection probe for medical use including a microprocessor-based controller and analyser which responds to evaluate the output of the probe to evaluate it and provide and audible signal.

International Class:

10

Description:

The mark consists of six octaves of sound tone starting with 20 Hz and descending to 1288 Hz to produce a unique sound.

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The sound of "clop, clop, clop, mooo"

Serial No:

73808993

Registration No:

1590267

Current Status:

Registration cancelled under s8

Owner/Applicant:

Yet, Inc

Goods and/or Services:

Restaurant Services

International Class:

42

Description:

The mark consists of the sound of "clop, clop, clop mooo".

Commentary:

This sound mark was created for the now defunct restaurant in Texas, Western Sizzlin Steak House.  When patrons opened the door to the restaurant they would hear the soundmark and it 'reinforced' the television commercials with the scraggly lookin' cow named Moo.

 

The spoken words "hello and welcome to AOL moviefone"

Serial No:

76316850

Registration No:

Not available

Current Status:

Non-final action mailed.  No final determination as to registrability has been made

Owner/Applicant:

America Online, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

Telephone movie directory services and promoting the services of the movie industry through the preparing and placing of pre-recorded telephone advertisements

International Class:

35, 38, 41

Description:

The mark consists of the sound of a human voice speaking "hello and welcome to AOL moviefone".

 

The spoken words "hello and welcome to AOL moviefone"

Serial No:

76316851

Registration No:

Not available

Current Status:

A non-final action has been mailed.  No final determination as to registrability has been made

Owner/Applicant:

America Online, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

Telephone movie directory services and promoting the services of the movie industry through the preparing and placing of pre-recorded telephone advertisements

International Class:

35, 38, 41

Description:

The mark consists of the sound of a human voice speaking "Hello and welcome to moviefone".

 

A rapid series of chime-like musical notes

Serial No:

76332943

Registration No:

Not available

Current Status:

Office action making final refusal to register the mark has been mailed

Owner/Applicant:

America Online, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

Providing multiple-user access to computer networks; electronic transmission of data, images, and documents via computer networks; electronic male services; providing on-line chat rooms for transmission of messages among computer users concerning a wide range of fields.

International Class:

38

Description:

The sound mark consists of a rapid series of chime-like musical notes written on the treble clef in the key of C major, comprising a progression of the musical notes C, D, F, G, C and the combined notes A and D.

 

A jingle

Serial No:

74146974

Registration No:

1741879

Current Status:

Registration cancelled under s8

Owner/Applicant:

Wawa, Inc.

Goods and/or Services:

retail convenience stores

International Class:

42

Description:

The mark consists of the jingle which comprises the tune having the following sequence of notes: C, D, C, D, C, D, C, D, C, & G.  Each of the notes of the sequence are eighth notes with the exception of the last D note which is a quarter note.

sound trademarks currently registered in Australia || currently registered in USA


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