HOSTESS Trademark

Trademark Overview


On Friday, June 16, 1961, a trademark application was filed for HOSTESS with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO has given the HOSTESS trademark a serial number of 72122166. The federal status of this trademark filing is REGISTERED AND RENEWED as of Friday, November 9, 2012. This trademark is owned by Continental Baking Company. The HOSTESS trademark is filed in the Chemical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Meat & Processed Food Products, Staple Food Products, Natural Agricultural Products, and Light Beverage Products categories with the following description:

[ Potato Chips, ] Cookies, [ Shelled Peanuts, Luncheon Crackers, ] Sweet Cakes, and [ Snack Sandwiches ]

General Information


Serial Number72122166
Word MarkHOSTESS
Filing DateFriday, June 16, 1961
Status800 - REGISTERED AND RENEWED
Status DateFriday, November 9, 2012
Registration Number0740293
Registration DateTuesday, November 6, 1962
Mark Drawing1000 - Typeset: Word(s) / letter(s) / number(s)
Published for Opposition DateNOT AVAILABLE
Attorney NameCathryn A. Berryman
Law Office Location CodeNOT AVAILABLE
Employee NameNOT AVAILABLE
CorrespondentCathryn A. Berryman
WINSTEAD PC
Suite 500
2728 N. Harwood Street
DALLAS TX 75201

Trademark Statements


Goods and Services[ Potato Chips, ] Cookies, [ Shelled Peanuts, Luncheon Crackers, ] Sweet Cakes, and [ Snack Sandwiches ]

Classification Information


International Class001 - Chemicals used in industry, science and photography, as well as in agriculture, horticulture and forestry; unprocessed artificial resins; unprocessed plastics; manures; fire extinguishing compositions; tempering and soldering preparations; chemical substances for preserving foodstuffs; tanning substances; adhesives used in industry.

005 - Pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations; sanitary preparations for medical purposes; dietetic substances adapted for medical use, food for babies; plasters, materials for dressings; material for stopping teeth, dental wax; disinfectants; preparations for destroying vermin; fungicides, herbicides.

029 - Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, frozen, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, compotes; eggs, milk and milk products; edible oils and fats.

030 - Coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago, artificial coffee; flour and preparations made from cereals, bread, pastry and confectionery, ices; honey, treacle; yeast, baking powder; salt, mustard; vinegar, sauces (condiments); spices; ice.

031 - Agricultural, horticultural and forestry products and grains not included in other classes; live animals; fresh fruits and vegetables; seeds, natural plants and flowers; foodstuffs for animals; malt.

032 - Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other nonalcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages.
US Class Codes046
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateTuesday, November 2, 1999
Primary Code046
First Use Anywhere DateWednesday, April 21, 1948
First Use In Commerce DateWednesday, April 21, 1948

Trademark Owner History


Party NameHOSTESS BRANDS, LLC
Party Type49 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address7905 Quivira Rd.
Lenexa, KS 66215

Party NameHOSTESS BRANDS, INC.
Party Type48 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
AddressSUITE 600, 6031 CONNECTION DRIVE
IRVING, TX 75039

Party NameHOSTESS BRANDS, INC.
Party Type47 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
AddressSUITE 600, 6031 CONNECTION DRIVE
IRVING, TX 75039

Party NameINTERSTATE BAKERIES CORPORATION
Party Type46 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address12 E. ARMOUR BLVD.
KANSAS CITY, MO 64111

Party NameINTERSTATE BRANDS WEST CORPORATION
Party Type45 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address12 EAST ARMOUR BLVD.
KANSAS CITY, MO 64111

Party NameITT Continental Baking Company
Party Type40 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
AddressRye, NY

Party NameContinental Baking Company
Party Type30 - Original Registrant
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
AddressP. O. BOX 731
Rye, NY

Trademark Events


Event DateEvent Description
Thursday, February 20, 2020TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Thursday, February 20, 2020APPLICANT/CORRESPONDENCE CHANGES (NON-RESPONSIVE) ENTERED
Thursday, February 20, 2020ATTORNEY/DOM.REP.REVOKED AND/OR APPOINTED
Thursday, February 20, 2020TEAS REVOKE/APP/CHANGE ADDR OF ATTY/DOM REP RECEIVED
Thursday, February 20, 2020TEAS CHANGE OF OWNER ADDRESS RECEIVED
Wednesday, November 30, 2016ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, October 26, 2016ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, August 12, 2015ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, June 26, 2013AUTOMATIC UPDATE OF ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP
Wednesday, April 24, 2013ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, April 17, 2013ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Friday, November 9, 2012NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF SEC. 8 & 9 - MAILED
Friday, November 9, 2012REGISTERED AND RENEWED (SECOND RENEWAL - 10 YRS)
Friday, November 9, 2012REGISTERED - SEC. 8 (10-YR) ACCEPTED/SEC. 9 GRANTED
Friday, November 9, 2012CASE ASSIGNED TO POST REGISTRATION PARALEGAL
Wednesday, October 17, 2012TEAS SECTION 8 & 9 RECEIVED
Wednesday, December 2, 2009AUTOMATIC UPDATE OF ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP
Wednesday, November 25, 2009AUTOMATIC UPDATE OF ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP
Saturday, September 26, 2009REVIEW OF CORRESPONDENCE COMPLETE
Thursday, November 6, 2008CASE FILE IN TICRS
Thursday, May 15, 2008TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Thursday, August 28, 2003PAPER RECEIVED
Tuesday, September 2, 2003REGISTERED AND RENEWED (FIRST RENEWAL - 10 YRS)
Tuesday, September 2, 2003REGISTERED - SEC. 8 (10-YR) ACCEPTED/SEC. 9 GRANTED
Friday, July 11, 2003PAPER RECEIVED
Tuesday, November 12, 2002RESPONSE RECEIVED TO POST REG. ACTION - SEC. 8 & 9
Tuesday, November 12, 2002PAPER RECEIVED
Thursday, June 20, 2002POST REGISTRATION ACTION MAILED - SEC. 8 & 9
Thursday, February 7, 2002REGISTERED - COMBINED SECTION 8 (10-YR) & SEC. 9 FILED
Thursday, October 25, 1984REGISTERED - SEC. 8 (6-YR) ACCEPTED & SEC. 15 ACK.
Saturday, November 6, 1982REGISTERED AND RENEWED (FIRST RENEWAL - 20 YRS)
Saturday, November 6, 1982REGISTERED AND RENEWED (FIRST RENEWAL - 20 YRS)