You probably have gathered by now that I like thinking and writing about non-traditional trademarks.

For some time, mostly when I’m in the car and I happen to notice them, I have been wondering about the shapes of various retail signs and how many of their owners may have sought to federally register them as non-traditional trademarks

—Jason Voiovich, Ecra Creative Group

Key Points:
1. The National Milk Producers Federation wants the FDA to crack down on plant "milks" (i.e. Silk) using the word "milk" to describe their product.
2. The dairy industry has reason to worry – dairy consumption isn’t quite keeping pace with inflation, the soy milk market (while small)