If the "Soup Nazi" were employed as a Trademark Examining Attorney at the USPTO, he might be heard crabbing at the makers of Samuel Adams Boston Lager, were they to attempt to register or claim as a trademark the shape of their "new" beer glass from 2007, now almost four years old: "No trademark

–Dan Kelly, Attorney


This post graphically shows what happens when a patent attorney attempts marketing.  If you have a sensitive stomach or feel faint at the mention of the word “algebra,” you may not want to read on.

What follows is an attempt by a group of inventors, including “at least one”