Trademark rights are connected with actual use of a mark. Sometimes that use starts before an federal trademark is filed and sometimes it starts after a federal (intent to use) trademark application is filed. But speculating in trademark applications on marks that you don’t intend to actually use is useless.
This brings me a federal trademark application filed on the following mark:
double doink doubledoink DOUBLE DOINK DOUBLEDOINK Doubledoink Double Doink
That whole thing is the mark of the application.
The applicant included many variations of capitalization and spacing of the two words Double Doink. Let’s break down the mark:
- double doink
- DOUBLE DOINK
- Double Doink
The applicant has six variations of Double Doink in the mark. But you don’t need to, and …