This article expounds on a simple lesson--when you file a trademark registration involving many aspects of a living person, you need to obtain that individual's consent for your registration to be successful. To illustrate this point, the article reviews the various applications filed around Jeremy Lin (and a few around the latest potential pop culture sensation to hit the Big Apple, Tim Tebow) and notes the filing fees spent on registrations which had little chance of being approved due to missing this necessary ingredient.
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Timsane Linsanity at the USPTO! Money Wasted on Futile Trademark Registration Applications