"White Pride" Denied Trademark (via ELLIOT LAKE News & Views)

Double standards!

"White Pride" Denied Trademark Elizabeth Wright Did you know that the terms "Black Power," "Black Supremacy," and "La Raza" (The Race) are all trademarks that have long been approved by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office? Even the Black Panther Party's slogan "Burn, Baby, Burn" (which still evokes the threat of rioting and mayhem), had no problem winning official trademark recognition. And then there's "African Pride," "Black Pride," "Chippewa Pride," "Cuban Pride," "Indian … Read More

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. wayne2008sblogsite
    Jul 07, 2011 @ 07:21:24

    You use others material to make your points, If you have traveled much outside of California you would see an unequal majority.

    The reason I say this is because I have traveled quite a bit and in the rural parts of the US which are for the most part all white Americans with the exception of some minorities in the communities, in most places blacks are still called names Jews are still stereotyped and American Indians are still considered enemies.

    For those who are Hispanic they are considered Mexican even if they’re not from Mexico and they were born in the United States.

    The term White Pride is used everywhere in the U.S. and mostly worn as tattoo’s, the jails are full of guys who think the system is against them even though for the majority of White Americans the system works in favor of whites I use the term white because that is what you used. The word American covers all races in the US. It’s too bad a police officer is not race neutral but would prefer to to make a trademark about white pride nation wide instead of calling for all races and ethnic groups to be as one unified as being all Americans.


    • Uncle Sam's Boot
      Jul 07, 2011 @ 19:31:44

      You are missing my point. People are allowed to use Black Power, Brown Power as they like. So what is the difference if White Power is used by some? It does not matter if you agree with the folk’s points of views. The bottom line, is they all should have the right to use, and copyright the slogans. You are not trying to suggest that Brown Pride and Black Pride do not promote racist views in some are you?


  2. wayne2008sblogsite
    Jul 08, 2011 @ 04:53:06

    Jheaton, I got the point you were trying to make.
    Submitted by wayne2008 on Thu, 2011-07-07 17:43.

    Freedom of expression.

    According to the article, Whites are being persecuted for being white.

    Blanket statements are made about all other races non-white are doing the persecuting I disagree with that notion.

    The majority of non-white races are not involved in persecuting whites.

    There are fringe elements in all races and ethnic groups who are extreme for whatever their reasons.

    68% if not more of the US Population are white. In California you have larger number of the minority population I believe it to be 46% leaving 54% of the population being white. I think the notion that America is being over run with minorities is paranoia.

    The Liberal government entities who decide these things are to blame not all the minorities.

    I am a protester against what I believe to be mismanagement or corruption in our governments. I am an advocate for the ethical treatment of the mentally ill, and against racism,discrimination in all forms.


  3. wayne2008sblogsite
    Jul 08, 2011 @ 13:39:02

    Jheaton, I went to the original site of what Justin J. Moritz writes concerning this case of White Pride Country Wide being rejected as a trademark due racial and religious reasons. According to the link Mr. Moritz had posted, the link say’s that he abandoned the Trademark. Unless I am misunderstanding what the word abandoned means did he abandone the word or did the USPTO abandon the trademark?


    Goods and Services (ABANDONED) IC 021. US 002 013 023 029 030 033 040 050. G & S: 34 Beer Jugs 35 Beer Mugs 36 Beverage glassware 146 Coffee cups 207 cups 241 Drinking cups 244 Drinking glasses 246 Drinking Steins 306 Foam drink holders 321 Glass beveageware 334 Glass mugs 432 Lunch boxes 433 Lunch Pai;s 519 Pitchers 526 Plastic coasters 527 Plastic cups 537 Plastic water bottles sold empty 552 Portable beverage coolers 595 Salt and pepper mills 596 Salt and pepper shakers 648 Shot glasses 674 Sports bottles sold empty 701 Tankards not of precious metal

    (ABANDONED) IC 025. US 022 039. G & S: 24 Bandanas 26 Baseball cpas 69 Boxer briefs 70 Boxer shorts 84 Cap visors 88 Caps 89 Caps with visors 124 Cravates 213 Hats 214 Head bands 215 Head scarves 216 Head sweat bands 217 Headware 219 Headgear 220 Head ware 272 Knit shirts 328 Neck bands 329 Neckerchiefs 331 Neck ties 332 Neckwear 334 Open necked shirts 424 Shirts 439 Short sleeved shirts 490 Sport shirts 495 short shirts with shortsleeves 513 sweat bands 532 Tank tops 544 Ties – clothing 576 T-shirts 595 Visors

    (ABANDONED) IC 026. US 037 039 040 042 050. G & S: Class 026 Fancy Goods 16 Barrettes 20 Belt buckles 38 Clam clips for hiar 53 Embroidered emblems 54 Embroidered patches for clothing 60 Fabric appliques 68 Hair accessories – twisters 69 Hair accessories – claw clips 70 Hair accessories – snap clips 71 Hair bands 74 Hair cliips 81 Hair ornaments – hair wraps 82 Hair ornaments – combs 88 Hair scrunchies 118 Novelty buttons 124 Ornamental novelty pins 135 Ponytail holders

    (ABANDONED) IC 028. US 022 023 038 050. G & S: 236 Disc Toss Toys 242 Dog Toys 359 FLying saucers – toys 625 Playing cards 801 Stuffed toys 870 Toy guns 872 Toy Holsters 878 Toy model cars 888 Toy pistols 899 Toy vehicles
    Standard Characters Claimed
    Mark Drawing Code (4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK
    Serial Number 78368298
    Filing Date February 15, 2004
    Current Filing Basis 1B
    Original Filing Basis 1B
    Owner (APPLICANT) MORITZ, Justin J. INDIVIDUAL UNITED STATES 30563 Dahomey Avenue Northfield MINNESOTA 55057
    Type of Mark TRADEMARK
    Register PRINCIPAL
    Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
    Abandonment Date August 7, 2005


    2009-09-10 – PAPER RECEIVED

    2005-09-06 – Abandonment Notice Mailed – Failure To Respond

    2005-09-03 – Abandonment – Failure To Respond Or Late Response

    2005-02-04 – Final refusal e-mailed

    2005-02-04 – Final Refusal Written

    2005-01-07 – Amendment From Applicant Entered

    2005-01-01 – Communication received from applicant

    2005-01-01 – TEAS Response to Office Action Received

    2004-12-23 – NON-FINAL ACTION E-MAILED

    2004-12-23 – Non-Final Action Written

    2004-11-19 – Teas/Email Correspondence Entered

    2004-11-13 – Communication received from applicant

    2004-11-13 – TEAS Voluntary Amendment Received

    2004-09-16 – Non-final action e-mailed

    2004-09-16 – Non-Final Action Written

    2004-09-06 – Assigned To Examiner

    2004-02-27 – New Application Entered In Tram

    MAILING DATE: Sep 6, 2005

    he trademark application identified below was abandoned because a response to the Office Action mailed on Feb 4, 2005 was not received within the 6-month response period.

    If the delay in filing a response was unintentional, you may file a petition to revive the application with a fee. If the abandonment of this application was due to USPTO error, you may file a request for reinstatement. Please note that a petition to revive or request for reinstatement must be received within two months from the mailing date of this notice.

    For additional information, go to http://www.uspto.gov/teas/petinfo.htm. If you are unable to get the information you need from the website, call the Trademark Assistance Center at 1-800-786-9199.

    SERIAL NUMBER: 78368298
    OWNER: MORITZ, Justin J.
    As far as I go I do not support any type of racism from any race or ethnic group nor do I care if my neighbor is white,black or brown. If any of these trademarks were created purposely to promote racism I am against it.

    I am a protester against what I believe to be mismanagement or corruption in our governments. I am an advocate for the ethical treatment of the mentally ill, and against racism,discrimination in all forms.


    • Uncle Sam's Boot
      Jul 08, 2011 @ 22:10:44

      This is one of the points being made. The process was intentionally slowed so the end result would be Moritz would have to re-apply.


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