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Twitter Applies to Trade Mark ‘SubTweet’ – But we already knew that, right? 

 December 7, 2015

By  Trademark Ninja

Twitter trying to Trade Mark the phrase ‘subtweet’ has become become internet and tech news after the @alexweprin, deputy media editor @politco tweeted the company’s US Trade Mark Application.

That Tweet got 537 retweets and it spawned some of the following articles:

http://www.theverge.com/2015/12/4/9850064/twitter-subtweet-trademark-application

http://www.techradar.com/news/internet/twitter-can-t-trademark-tweet-but-it-s-laying-claims-to-the-next-best-thing-1310554

http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/twitter-trademark-subtweet-meaning

http://tvnewsroom.org/newslines/entertainment/twitter-applies-for-trademark-for-the-word-subtweet-39764/

So, apparently I should have made a bigger song and dance about this when I spotted it back in October then – You can see my original post HERE

Lesson learned, if Twitter do something like this again, I will shout it more from the rooftops!

Trademark Ninja


I'm A Ninja. You know, Ninja Stars, Ninja Nunchucks, all that sort of good stuff. I'm dispensing truth and justice Ninja Style.....in a very civilised and non-litigious kind of way. Unless you make the Ninja angry, then KARATE-CHOP! Fine, fine. I'm not a Ninja. I'm Brian Conroy, Trademark Agent and Solicitor in Dublin Ireland. Find me (in non Ninja form) at www.brianconroy.com

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