• Snap Sues US Patent Office to Trademark the Word "Spectacles"

    7 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Snap is officially suing the United States Patent and Trademark Office for rejecting its application to trademark the word "spectacles" specifically for their digital eyewear camera device. The USPTO has argued that the word is too generic to be applied to the company's smart glasses. The Verge reported that Snap claimed that its use for the term "evokes an incongruity between an 18th-century term for corrective eyewear and Snap's high-tech 21st-century smart glasses." Snap's complaint is due to an ongoing dispute between the company and the USPTO over whether or not the word "spectacles...
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