That Umbrella Guy Registers Renfamous Trademark Under His Own Name

Matthew Lewis of Mcminnville, Tennessee, is better known online as prominent Comicgate figure That Umbrella Guy. It’s a name he has used as an identity online, in person and for creating comic books. And now he has greater plans after filing trademarks with the US Government for THAT_UMBRELLA_GUY under the following category.

G & S: Multimedia company. We make comics and comic-related items. We also have youtube channel. twitter. And other items such as shirts and merchandise. Comic book character.

For THATUMBRELLAGUY for the following category,

 G & S: This is a name of a youtube channel, twitter, user name, and more. ETSY. We have social media branding. Merchandise. Shirts. Comic book character

And for THAT UMBRELLA GUY,

 G & S: Multi-media. We make comics. We have social media branding. Merchandise. Shirts. Comic book character

It’s not the usual terminology you may expect, the US government us likely to demand some rephrasing. But he has also registered the trademark for RENFAMOUS.

 G & S: We make COMICS and comic-affiliated products to go with our social media platforms. We may start a YouTube, Twitter account, official products like shirts and other merchandise

The online name for a cosplayer, comics writer and major anti-comicsgate figure. Which may mean she needs to spend legal fees just to oppose such a thing. Of course there are also other concerns;

Well, at least she now has a street address if she wants to send any legal papers. For now the fight remains online…

That Umbrella Guy Registers Renfamous Trademark Under His Own Name

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