Archie Comics Registers New Trademarks For Raj Patel, Katy Keene and the Southside Serpents

Posted by May 11, 2018 Comment

Checking comic book publisher trademarks often reveals plans for new comic book series that the p[ublisher wishes to nail the trademark down on first.

Archie Comics is a publisher that loves their trademarks and has recently trademarked the following:

Raj Patel, created by Fernando Ruiz in 2007, is a new student at Riverdale High who lives with his father Ravi, his mother Mona and his sister Tina. He befriended Archie after moving to town and first arrived in Tales From Riverdale Digest #21. Raj’s favorite hobby is filmmaking. After Raj’s introduction, he often appeared in daily newspaper strips as well.

Raj Patel has been trademarked for ‘Printed matter and paper goods, namely, comics, Comic magazines, graphic novels, digests and books for children and adults featuring characters from animated and live action motion picture and television films; Coloring books, children’s activity books; Stationery, writing paper, envelopes, notebooks, diaries, note cards, greeting cards, trading cards other than for games; Lithographs; Pens, pencils, pen and pencil cases, erasers, crayons, markers, colored pencils, painting sets for children, decals, iron-on heat transfers, plastic heat transfers; Posters; Mounted photographs and unmounted photographs; Book covers, book marks, calendars, gift wrapping paper; Paper party favor boxes and paper party favor gift bags sold empty; Paper party decorations, namely, paper napkins, paper doilies, paper place mats, crepe paper, printed invitations, paper table cloths, paper cake decorations; Printed embroidery and fabric applique design patterns printed on paper; Printed patterns for costumes, pajamas, sweatshirts and t-shirts; Paper coasters for glasses of all types’

Will he be getting his own series then?

Katy Keene first appeared in Wilbur Comics #5 in 1945 created by Bill Woggon as a model/actress/singer and had her own series that ran 12 years. She was revived in 1983 and then again in 2005 for Free Comic Book Day.

Katy Keene has been registered for ‘Entertainment services, namely, development, creation, production, distribution, and post-production of motion pictures and ongoing television shows; Entertainment services in the nature of an ongoing television series in the field of comedy and drama, broadcast over television, audio and video media, mobile phones, and the Internet; Providing information in the field of entertainment rendered by means of a global computer network; Entertainment services in the nature of on-going television programs, motion picture films and motion picture animated films featuring action, comedy, drama, and children’s entertainment; Production of television programs; Film production’

Will she be in Riverdale then?

The Southside Serpents first appeared in L’il Archie in 1959, created by Bob Bolling as a gang of kids opposed to the younger Archie and friends. They were reinvented for Riverdale as a proper gang, joined by Jughead and then Betty.

The Southside Serpents has been registered for ‘G & S: Printed matter and paper goods, namely, comics, Comic magazines, graphic novels, digests and books for children and adults featuring characters from animated and live action motion picture and television films; Coloring books, children’s activity books; Stationery, writing paper, envelopes, notebooks, diaries, note cards, greeting cards, trading cards other than for games; Lithographs; Pens, pencils, pen and pencil cases, erasers, crayons, markers, colored pencils, painting sets for children, decals, iron-on heat transfers, plastic heat transfers; Posters; Mounted photographs and unmounted photographs; Book covers, book marks, calendars, gift wrapping paper; Paper party favor boxes and paper party favor gift bags sold empty; Paper party decorations, namely, paper napkins, paper doilies, paper place mats, crepe paper, printed invitations, paper table cloths, paper cake decorations; Printed embroidery and fabric applique design patterns printed on paper; Printed patterns for costumes, pajamas, sweatshirts and t-shirts; Paper coasters for glasses of all types’

Will they be getting their own pyjamas then?

 

 

(Last Updated May 11, 2018 5:58 am )