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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Kfc one of my favorite examples so how do you go forward with trademarking an acronym when i and this is a good point for mike too he’s got the ti uh but for for this question for example kfc yeah how do you get an actual registration for an acronym or can you yeah absolutely 100 i guarantee kfc does have an acronym registered at the united states patent trademark office probably for the marketing for the food product you know probably for toys i mean you name it they’re gonna be all over the place but um a lot of times what clients will do is they’ll have a brand you know kentucky fried chicken which you know if it wasn’t famous or so well known would be descriptive right um but they would also have like a registration for the acronym they’re going to have a registration for the logo which probably includes kfc along with kentucky fried chicken below it so there’s lots of ways that clients will go about registering acronyms as trademarks and they do

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J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses with a unique perspective on their patent needs. He works with clients who are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patents in the market. If you have any questions regarding this article or patents in general, consider contacting J.D. at