If you know anything about the way the world works nowadays, you know branding is important! Especially if you’re a Sarah-Bristol-Piper-Track-Willow-or-Trig Palin. And so, the Palin family lawyer filed applications to trademark “Sarah Palin®” and “Bristol Palin®” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office back in November of last year. Alas, the applications were rejected, reports Reuters, because the twosome did not sign their application forms.
But wait, there’s more:
The office also said Palin’s application failed to show that her name had been used in commerce and could also be rejected on those grounds.
Fortunately, with a few minor fixes, trademarks will likely be given, meaning the Palins can get back to the good business of just being Americans™.
Sarah Palin® and Bristol Palin® trademark application refused… for now [The Political Carnival]