Fun Publications reapplies for BotCon Trademark, not Hasbro

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  1. Knightsword

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    Botcon Transformers Toys - Transformers At The Moon - www.transformertoys.co.uk


     
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    HYPE TRAIN LEAVES NOW
     
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    BOTCON 2019 HYPE TRAIN
     
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    I’m assuming this is a good thing right ?
     
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    Yes more botcons (hopefully)
     
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    Wow, I did not see this coming... but it makes pretty good sense now that I think about it.

    Their plan must've been to take over Botcon for total control all along. Gotta say, this is one corporate takeover I can kind of get behind
     
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    I really hate to rain shit on everyone's parade, but what if this is just for naming the subgroup that Punch/Counterpunch is in? I mean he converts from Bot to Con.
     
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    Wait, does this mean Botcon is back?
     
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    Or they are just securing the name to prevent others from using it
     
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    They do have to use it in 5 years or they'd lose the trademark I believe. They'll have to use it in one way or another.
     
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    Unlikely.

    At the United States Patent & Trademark Office, this new trademarked is filed under the following:

    "Tradeshows, conferences, and conventions for entertainment purposes; providing a website featuring information about robot toy shows"
     
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    First thought: "Botcon" will become an attraction within Hascon. You'll go to Hascon and spend all your time in the "Botcon Hall," or whatever.
     
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    via @Transformers At The Moon Botcon Transformers Toys - Transformers At The Moon - www.transformertoys.co.uk
    Trademark Details
    Trademark Source: USPTO
    Mark (in words): BOTCON
    Serial Number: 87958992
    Filing Date: Tuesday, 12th of June 2018
    Status: New application will be assigned to an examining attorney approximately 3 months after filing date.
    Status Date: Friday, 15th of June 2018
    Registration Number:
    Registration Date: Wednesday, 30th of November -0001
    Prior Reg Numbers:
    Current Location: NEW APPLICATION PROCESSING
    Date In Location: Friday, 15th of June 2018
    Class Status: ACTIVE
    Category: Toys, memorabilia, and collectable toy figures
     
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    Interesting but hardly unexpected. Hasbro was very unlikely to let that trademark go to any one else.

    As for what it might mean it's too early to be certain.
     
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    Aside from that, if this were indeed merely for toys, toy subgroups or something similar, they'd have defined the goods and services as "Toy action figures, toy vehicles and toy robots convertible into other visual toy forms", as they have been consistently doing for the past two decades.
     
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    :jawdropper: 

    It's too early to speculate...but that's won't stop me from doing it.

    Edit: What?! It's Fun Pub, not Hasbro?! Fuck that.
     
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    Botcon 2019 San Diego FTW! Yeah, selfish, I admit but I'd be able to put a few of you up, lol!!
     
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    Awesome, but are they still going to hold HasCon? Is it still going to have Transformers?
     
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