The Truth About Cars » trademarks http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » trademarks http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Toyota Files Trademark Claim For Scion iR Nameplate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/toyota-files-trademark-claim-scion-ir-nameplate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/toyota-files-trademark-claim-scion-ir-nameplate/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:44:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1055857 Toyota may have a new Scion i model in mind, as the automaker has filed a trademark for the iR nameplate. The trademark filing to protect the name occurred April 23, reports AutoGuide. Toyota intends to use the name for a model with four or more occupants to be sold in Canada, Puerto Rico and […]

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Toyota may have a new Scion i model in mind, as the automaker has filed a trademark for the iR nameplate. The trademark filing to protect the name occurred April 23, reports AutoGuide. Toyota intends to use the name for a model with four or more occupants to be sold in Canada, Puerto Rico and […]

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GM Files For ‘Crossvolt’ Name For Possible Volt-Based CUV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/gm-files-crossvolt-name-possible-volt-based-cuv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/gm-files-crossvolt-name-possible-volt-based-cuv/#comments Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=969225 Over four years ago, Chevrolet introduced a Volt-based crossover concept that hinted at the style the brand would have crossed someday, had not the resources been diverted to the Cadillac ELR. That day might now be sooner than never. Fox News reports General Motors made a new filing for the trademark Crossvolt in August of […]

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Over four years ago, Chevrolet introduced a Volt-based crossover concept that hinted at the style the brand would have crossed someday, had not the resources been diverted to the Cadillac ELR. That day might now be sooner than never. Fox News reports General Motors made a new filing for the trademark Crossvolt in August of […]

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Opel Cascada May Become Buick Velite If Trademark Is Approved http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/opel-cascada-may-become-buick-velite-trademark-approved/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/opel-cascada-may-become-buick-velite-trademark-approved/#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=954513 When the Opel Cascada hits U.S. showrooms in 2015 as a Buick, it may leave its name at home, as well. GM Authority reports General Motors recently filed a fifth extension with the United States Patent & Trademark Office for the trademark Velite, with the intent to use it for “motor land vehicles, namely, automobiles, […]

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When the Opel Cascada hits U.S. showrooms in 2015 as a Buick, it may leave its name at home, as well. GM Authority reports General Motors recently filed a fifth extension with the United States Patent & Trademark Office for the trademark Velite, with the intent to use it for “motor land vehicles, namely, automobiles, […]

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Beijing 2014: Audi TT Offroad Concept http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/beijing-2014-audi-tt-offroad-concept/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/beijing-2014-audi-tt-offroad-concept/#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:43:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=806722 Perhaps due to a trademark conflict with Alfa Romeo, the compact SUV concept that Audi has shown at the 2014 Beijing auto show will likely be marketed as part of the TT line and not get the Q4 badge. The TT Offroad Concept is expected to come to production in 2016 and may be called […]

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Perhaps due to a trademark conflict with Alfa Romeo, the compact SUV concept that Audi has shown at the 2014 Beijing auto show will likely be marketed as part of the TT line and not get the Q4 badge. The TT Offroad Concept is expected to come to production in 2016 and may be called […]

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GM Trademarks Opel Nameplates Calibra, Cascada in U.S. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/gm-trademarks-opel-nameplates-calibra-cascada-in-u-s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/gm-trademarks-opel-nameplates-calibra-cascada-in-u-s/#comments Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:26:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=693761 It’s being revealed that Opel registered the Calibra and Cascada names with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in December. While some have speculated from the fact that Opel was the registrant of record that General Motors is considering returning its European brand to the United States, more likely the use of Opel was to hide […]

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It’s being revealed that Opel registered the Calibra and Cascada names with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in December. While some have speculated from the fact that Opel was the registrant of record that General Motors is considering returning its European brand to the United States, more likely the use of Opel was to hide […]

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Tesla Faces Trademark Issues With “Model E” In U.S. and “Tesla” in China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/tesla-faces-trademark-issues-with-model-e-in-u-s-and-tesla-in-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/tesla-faces-trademark-issues-with-model-e-in-u-s-and-tesla-in-china/#comments Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:10:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=500626 Tesla Motors faces trademark issues in the United States and China as it tries to expand its lineup of cars and countries where it is sold. According applications found at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s web site, on August 5th, Tesla filed three trademark applications for use of the name “Model E” in three […]

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Tesla Motors faces trademark issues in the United States and China as it tries to expand its lineup of cars and countries where it is sold. According applications found at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s web site, on August 5th, Tesla filed three trademark applications for use of the name “Model E” in three […]

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Sunday Follies. Adventures in SEO Land©: Cars for Stars® v.v. TTAC™ – Brilliant, Or “Shadey & Extremely Slippery?” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/sunday-follies-adventures-in-seo-land%c2%a9-cars-for-stars%c2%ae-v-v-ttac%e2%84%a2-brilliant-or-%e2%80%9cshadey-extremely-slippery%e2%80%9d/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/sunday-follies-adventures-in-seo-land%c2%a9-cars-for-stars%c2%ae-v-v-ttac%e2%84%a2-brilliant-or-%e2%80%9cshadey-extremely-slippery%e2%80%9d/#comments Sun, 22 Jan 2012 15:16:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427670 Yesterday, I wrote about the Melbourne Grand Prix and its inability to solicit cars for its stars for the purpose of a celebrity race. Would you believe this made me an intellectual property infringer? No? Just wait. This morning, I find an email from a tej@transportbrokergroup.co.uk who writes: “Hi, You have used the words ’Cars […]

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Yesterday, I wrote about the Melbourne Grand Prix and its inability to solicit cars for its stars for the purpose of a celebrity race. Would you believe this made me an intellectual property infringer? No? Just wait. This morning, I find an email from a tej@transportbrokergroup.co.uk who writes: “Hi, You have used the words ’Cars […]

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