Did you know that the smell of a product can also serve as a trademark? In 1991, a woman from California registered a scent for her sewing thread and embroidery yarn. The trademark is described as a "high impact, fresh, floral fragrance reminiscent of plumeria blossoms."
Every Listen to a Trademark?
I've been playing on a website all morning and I just had to share. Did you know that some trademarks are embodied in sounds, scents, and other formats that cannot be represented by a drawing?
The chimes of NBC's peacock, Homer Simpson's "doh", and the Pillsbury Doughboy's giggle are all trademarked sounds.
Turn up the volume on your computer and visit the USPTO's sound library.