Christmas Trademarks

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Christmas Trademarks

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  There are numerous retailers, activities, and events that help us celebrate the holiday season.  We’ve already discussed our favorite Halloween and Thanksgiving Trademarks,  so now we are featuring our favorite Christmas trademarks that are registered with the USPTO.

Christmas Trademarks

Hallmark Gold Crown

Christmas Trademarks

Hallmark is a one-stop shop for classic seasonal gifts.  Christmas shopping can be very overwhelming, but Hallmark has something for everyone on your list.  Hallmark Gold Crown was registered as a trademark on September 15, 2009, as retail store services featuring greeting cards, gifts, and collectibles.

The mark consists of the word “Hallmark” in script under an open Crown Design and over the words “Gold Crown” in uppercase block letters.

Starbucks Coffee

The popular coffee chain debuts its signature holiday cups each year.  Starbucks also offers a seasonal menu that features festive beverages.  Starbucks Coffee was registered as a trademark on May 13, 2008 for use in retail music and record stores, retail outlets, online retail store services, business administration, business management, and franchising, namely, providing technical assistance in the establishment and/or operation of restaurants, cafes, coffee houses, and snack bars.

Christmas Trademarks

The Elf on the Shelf

Christmas Trademarks

The Elf on the Shelf is a fun holiday tradition for children and their parents.  The children’s book and doll encourage kids to behave during the holiday season under the premise that the elf is “watching”.  The elf is placed in different locations around the house each day leading up to Christmas. The Elf on the Shelf was registered as a trademark on November 18, 2008, for use in Children’s activity books, Children’s books, and Dolls and children’s books, sold as a unit.

25 Days of Christmas

A longstanding seasonal tradition, the cable network Freeform broadcasts Christmas movies throughout the month of December.  25 Days of Christmas was registered as a trademark on September 24, 2002, as production and distribution of television programs.  Some of the most popular Christmas movies are also registered trademarks:

Christmas Trademarks

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas was registered as a trademark on May 23, 2017 for use in downloadable and digital children’s books, games, videos, and movies, audio files, educational materials in the nature of kits and lessons plans, DVD’s and high definition digital discs, etc.  

Additionally, The Grinch was registered as a trademark on August 1, 2018 for use in pre-recorded video tapes, DVD’s, live-action entertainment, and production & distribution of motion picture films, etc.

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town

This holiday classic was registered as a trademark on June 14, 2011 for use in Entertainment in the nature of visual and audio performances (musical, variety, news, comedy shows, entertainment services, namely, television, motion picture film, audio and radio production), etc.

Christmas Trademarks

A Christmas Story

Christmas Trademarks

Inspired by this popular film, A Christmas Story was registered on June 26, 2018 for use with men and women’s clothing, namely t-shirts, sweatshirts, jogging suits, trousers, pants, tank tops, etc. 

The color(s) red, green, white, and black is/are claimed as a feature of the mark. The mark consists of “A CHRISTMAS STORY” in red lettering outlined in white and then in black with a green wreath decorated with a red bow and red ornaments in place of the “O” in “STORY”

The Polar Express

The Polar Express was registered on February 17, 2015 for entertainment in the nature of amusement train rides; live musical and theatrical events in the field of entertainment featuring trains.  

The Polar Express

Frosty the Snowman

Frosty the Snowman was registered as a trademark on September 18, 2001 for use in printed matter and paper goods, namely books featuring characters from animated, action adventure, comedy and/or drama features, note cards, greeting cards, paper party favors and paper decorations, etc.

The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

The annual show takes place in New York City every year.  The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes was registered as a trademark on May 9, 2017 for use in entertainment services, namely, the production and presentation of theatrical, musical, and cinematic shows and performances.  

Christmas Trademarks

Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve is another annual tradition that is broadcasted by ABC every New Year’s Eve.  The event started in 1972, but was registered as a trademark on June 30, 2009 for use in entertainment services, namely, a series of television programs primarily featuring music performances.  

EsquireTrademarks.com wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!