As some of you may have noticed, one my esteemed colleagues, Jonathan Applebaum, recently wrote an entertaining and informative post regarding Major League Baseball Player Bryce Harper’s efforts to trademark the phrase, “That’s a clown question, bro.” This was just the most recent example of so called catch phrase trademarks where people have tried to
Don’t Be A Clown, Bro: Trademark Your Catch Phrase (and put it to good use)
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– Jonathan Applebaum, Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
While major league baseball players are not known for their creative celebrations, Washington Nationals’ rookie phenom Bryce Harper deserves praise for his legal resourcefulness after dismissing a celebration-related question from a Toronto reporter following the Nationals 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on June 12, 2012.…