Chat Roulette battle: Will the web site owners lose the trademark?

There’s an update to the ongoing battle for the Chatroulette trademark and it’s not what one would expect it to be. Last month we wrote how the operators were a year late in applying for a trademark with the USPTO. A Swiss company applied for the mark first, despite having no ownership of the […]

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Chatroulette Inc opposes older trademark application

In February we wrote about Chatroulette – the playground of chronic flashers and masturbators – and the company’s failure to secure a trademark from the get go. In that story, we revealed how a Swiss based corporation was quick to apply for the US trademark for ‘Chatroulette’ when they filed for it a whole year […]

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A few weeks ago we announced how the Chatroulette saga would soon seemingly end, with the approval for registration of Chatroulette as a trademark. But hold your horses and hold onto your seats: the REAL owners have just awaken up from their long Siberian winter sleep and applied for the Chatroulette trademark! Shocked? We […]

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Shocking decision: ChatRoulette becomes trademarked!

In a shocking reversal of the decision – as we detailed it less than two weeks ago – the USPTO has given the green light for the registration of ChatRoulette as a trademark. Apparently, the legal mumbo-jumbo that hindered the registration of the popular word, ChatRoulette, was minimal after all. The trademark registrants are based […]

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ChatRoulette saga about to end? Trademark refusal is final

Back in July we talked about a pending trademark application for “Chatroulette” at the USPTO. The same party – Swiss corporation Tick&Talk AG based in Zurich – had also submitted a trademark application for “Chathopper”, another popular Chatroulette clone that emerged after the original video chat gained notoriety. It seems that the results are in: […]

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