February 14, 2007

In celebration of this day of expensive flower giving, reservations at fancy restaurants, and making sure you open the car door for your date, I offer you the following selection of Valentine’s Day “themed” patents and trademarks for your enjoyment:

U.S. Patent Nos. D519,120 (“Basketball mouse”), D519,510 (“Football mouse”), D520,009 (“Soccer ball mouse”), D520,010 (“Baseball mouse”), and D522,515 (“Football helmet computer mouse”), all issued in 2006 to Donny Valentine

U.S. Patent No. D506,803 (“Lavatory device”), issued on June 28, 2005 to Michael David Love, et al.

U.S. Patent No. 7,033,619 (“Method for making herbal extracts using percolation”), issued April 25, 2006 to Earle C. Sweet

U.S. Patent No. 7,030,305 (“Electronic synthesized steelpan drum”), issued April 18, 2006 to Salmon Cupid

U.S. Trademark No. 3,205,113 (“STEVE & TOM CARDS I HOPE YOU FIND LOVE BECAUSE YOU ARE SO SWEET”), registered February 6, 2007 to Steve and Tom Cards Inc.

U.S. Trademark No. 2,429,539 (“EVERY DAY IS VALENTINE'S DAY”), registered February 20, 2001 to Valentine Group Inc.

U.S. Trademark No. 3,193,768 (“WARM FUZZIES HANDMADE WITH LOVE & A GREAT BIG HUG”), registered January 2, 2007 to Amelia Pettiss Hinson


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