MOTOR TREND Trademark

Trademark Overview


On Wednesday, October 21, 1998, a trademark application was filed for MOTOR TREND with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO has given the MOTOR TREND trademark a serial number of 75574355. The federal status of this trademark filing is REGISTERED AND RENEWED as of Wednesday, July 21, 2010. This trademark is owned by Petersen Publishing Company, L.L.C.. The MOTOR TREND trademark is filed in the Paper & Printed Material Products, Advertising, Business and Retail Services, and Computer & Software Services & Scientific Services categories with the following description:

Periodical magazines featuring cars and the automotive industry

Providing car shoppers guide information via the global communication network

Computer services, namely, providing on-line magazines and archived magazine articles in the field of cars and the automotive industry

General Information


Serial Number75574355
Word MarkMOTOR TREND
Filing DateWednesday, October 21, 1998
Status800 - REGISTERED AND RENEWED
Status DateWednesday, July 21, 2010
Registration Number2367705
Registration DateTuesday, July 18, 2000
Mark Drawing1000 - Typeset: Word(s) / letter(s) / number(s)
Published for Opposition DateTuesday, January 25, 2000
Attorney NameMatthew R. Mills
Law Office Location CodeM30
Employee NameWILLIAMS, IRENE D
CorrespondentMatthew R. Mills
ARENT FOX LLP
1717 K STREET, NW
WASHINGTON DC 20006-5344

Trademark Statements


Disclaimer with Predetermined Text"MOTOR"
Goods and ServicesPeriodical magazines featuring cars and the automotive industry
Goods and ServicesProviding car shoppers guide information via the global communication network
Goods and ServicesComputer services, namely, providing on-line magazines and archived magazine articles in the field of cars and the automotive industry

Classification Information


International Class016 - Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes; printed matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; artists' materials; paint brushes; typewriters and office requisites (except furniture); instructional and teaching material (except apparatus); plastic materials for packaging (not included in other classes); printers' type; printing blocks.
US Class Codes002, 005, 022, 023, 029, 037, 038, 050
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateFriday, December 18, 1998
Primary Code016
First Use Anywhere DateWednesday, August 31, 1949
First Use In Commerce DateWednesday, August 31, 1949

International Class035 - Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions.
US Class Codes100, 101, 102
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateWednesday, November 24, 1999
Primary Code035
First Use Anywhere DateTuesday, September 10, 1996
First Use In Commerce DateTuesday, September 10, 1996

International Class042 - Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software.
US Class Codes100, 101
Class Status Code6 - Active
Class Status DateFriday, December 18, 1998
Primary Code042
First Use Anywhere DateThursday, June 6, 1996
First Use In Commerce DateThursday, June 6, 1996

Trademark Owner History


Party NameMOTOR TREND GROUP, LLC
Party Type34 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address831 S. Douglas Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Party NameTEN: THE ENTHUSIAST NETWORK MAGAZINES, LLC
Party Type33 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address831 SOUTH DOUGLAS STREET
EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245

Party NameSOURCE INTERLINK MAGAZINES, LLC
Party Type32 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address261 MADISON AVENUE
6TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10016

Party NamePRIMEDIA Specialty Group Inc
Party Type31 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type03 - Corporation
Address745 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10151

Party NamePetersen Publishing Company, L.L.C.
Party Type30 - Original Registrant
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address6420 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Party NamePetersen Publishing Company, L.L.C.
Party Type20 - Owner at Publication
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address6420 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Party NamePetersen Publishing Company, L.L.C.
Party Type10 - Original Applicant
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address6420 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Trademark Events


Event DateEvent Description
Wednesday, August 18, 2021APPLICANT/CORRESPONDENCE CHANGES (NON-RESPONSIVE) ENTERED
Wednesday, August 18, 2021TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Wednesday, August 18, 2021ATTORNEY/DOM.REP.REVOKED AND/OR APPOINTED
Wednesday, August 18, 2021TEAS REVOKE/APP/CHANGE ADDR OF ATTY/DOM REP RECEIVED
Wednesday, August 18, 2021TEAS CHANGE OF OWNER ADDRESS RECEIVED
Monday, August 17, 2020TEAS RESPONSE TO OFFICE ACTION-POST REG RECEIVED
Tuesday, July 28, 2020POST REGISTRATION ACTION MAILED - SEC. 7
Monday, June 29, 2020CASE ASSIGNED TO POST REGISTRATION PARALEGAL
Friday, April 17, 2020TEAS SECTION 8 & 9 RECEIVED
Friday, April 17, 2020TEAS SECTION 7 REQUEST RECEIVED
Thursday, July 18, 2019COURTESY REMINDER - SEC. 8 (10-YR)/SEC. 9 E-MAILED
Wednesday, June 13, 2018AUTOMATIC UPDATE OF ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP
Wednesday, May 2, 2018ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Tuesday, January 23, 2018ATTORNEY/DOM.REP.REVOKED AND/OR APPOINTED
Tuesday, January 23, 2018TEAS REVOKE/APP/CHANGE ADDR OF ATTY/DOM REP RECEIVED
Wednesday, November 22, 2017ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Tuesday, December 9, 2014TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Wednesday, November 19, 2014AUTOMATIC UPDATE OF ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP
Wednesday, May 28, 2014ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Thursday, January 9, 2014TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Wednesday, December 11, 2013ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, November 20, 2013ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, November 6, 2013ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, October 23, 2013ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, July 21, 2010REGISTERED AND RENEWED (FIRST RENEWAL - 10 YRS)
Wednesday, July 21, 2010REGISTERED - SEC. 8 (10-YR) ACCEPTED/SEC. 9 GRANTED
Monday, July 19, 2010TEAS SECTION 8 & 9 RECEIVED
Wednesday, November 18, 2009TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Wednesday, July 1, 2009ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Thursday, February 12, 2009TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Wednesday, November 5, 2008ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, March 5, 2008ATTORNEY/DOM.REP.REVOKED AND/OR APPOINTED
Wednesday, March 5, 2008TEAS REVOKE/APP/CHANGE ADDR OF ATTY/DOM REP RECEIVED
Wednesday, January 23, 2008AUTOMATIC UPDATE OF ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP
Wednesday, September 26, 2007ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Tuesday, August 22, 2006REGISTERED - SEC. 8 (6-YR) ACCEPTED & SEC. 15 ACK.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006REGISTERED - SEC. 8 (6-YR) & SEC. 15 FILED
Tuesday, May 16, 2006TEAS SECTION 8 & 15 RECEIVED
Wednesday, March 15, 2006CASE FILE IN TICRS
Wednesday, February 18, 2004TEAS CHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Tuesday, July 18, 2000REGISTERED-PRINCIPAL REGISTER
Tuesday, January 25, 2000PUBLISHED FOR OPPOSITION
Thursday, December 23, 1999NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
Monday, November 8, 1999APPROVED FOR PUB - PRINCIPAL REGISTER
Friday, August 27, 1999CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED IN LAW OFFICE
Friday, April 30, 1999UNRESPONSIVE/DUPLICATE PAPER RECEIVED
Friday, April 30, 1999CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED IN LAW OFFICE
Wednesday, June 9, 1999FINAL REFUSAL MAILED
Monday, May 10, 1999CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED IN LAW OFFICE
Monday, March 8, 1999NON-FINAL ACTION MAILED
Monday, March 8, 1999ASSIGNED TO EXAMINER
Tuesday, February 23, 1999ASSIGNED TO EXAMINER