HEADLINE: Fight Over Obamacare extends to TM Office?
WHAT’S THE NEWS:
- The press, public, and even the President, have embraced “Obamacare” as shorthand for “The Affordable Care Act”
- In recent months, half-a-dozen or so trademark applications featuring “Obamacare” have been filed in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
o Some related to insurance and education services
o Some critical of the law See http://www.marketwatch.com/story/race-to-sign-up-for-obamacare-trademarks-2013-10-07