LeBron James' attempt to trademark 'Taco Tuesday' denied

LeBron James' attempt to trademark 'Taco Tuesday' denied

LeBron James' attempt to trademark 'Taco Tuesday' denied

Sometimes, his videos feature special guests, like new Los Angeles Lakers teammate Anthony Davis in the example below. User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. That phrase has been around forever, used by everyone, but James has popularized it on Instagram this year.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday refused the application filed by James' company LBJ Trademarks, explaining that "Taco Tuesday" is "a commonplace term".

LeBron James recently applied to trademark the phrase "Taco Tuesday" after drumming up a lot of attention from his Tuesday posts. Officials determined that the phrase was a "commonplace term". Nevertheless, LeBron and his variety of media outlets could create all of the formal "Taco Tuesday" content they want on social media and on the internet in general.

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Additionally, James' company indicated he wanted to use the phrase for advertising and marketing services, but there is already a trademark on "Techno Taco Tuesday" for those purposes that would block "a portion" of the application, according to Gerben.

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