SOCIAL Trademark

Trademark Overview


On Tuesday, July 12, 2011, a trademark application was filed for SOCIAL with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO has given the SOCIAL trademark a serial number of 85369164. The federal status of this trademark filing is CANCELLED - SECTION 8 as of Friday, September 4, 2020. This trademark is owned by The Weather Channel, LLC. The SOCIAL trademark is filed in the Education & Entertainment Services, Computer & Software Services & Scientific Services, Personal, and Legal & Social Services categories with the following description:

Television, internet, and video programming featuring weather, meteorology, news, travel, and commentary rendered through the media of television, cable, broadcast, satellite, broadband, and via the internet, and wired and wireless electronic media

Providing weather and meteorological information through the media of television, cable, broadcast, satellite, broadband, and via the internet, and wired and wireless electronic media; providing web pages and other data feed formats that give users the ability to upload and share user-generated videos, essays, articles, commentary, blog posts, online content, and web links to other websites on a wide variety of topics and subjects

Social networking services provided to others via web pages, mobile applications, and data feeds

General Information


Serial Number85369164
Word MarkSOCIAL
Filing DateTuesday, July 12, 2011
Status710 - CANCELLED - SECTION 8
Status DateFriday, September 4, 2020
Registration Number4475559
Registration DateTuesday, January 28, 2014
Mark Drawing3000 - Illustration: Drawing or design which also includes word(s) / letter(s) / number(s)
Published for Opposition DateTuesday, September 11, 2012
Attorney NameValerie Calloway
Law Office Location CodeL60
Employee NameSHIH, SALLY
CorrespondentValerie Calloway
International Business Machines Corp.
Intellectual Property- Trademarks
1 North Castle Drive
Armonk NY 10504

Trademark Statements


Indication of Colors claimedColor is not claimed as a feature of the mark.
Disclaimer with Predetermined Text"SOCIAL" IN CONNECTION WITH CLASS 045 SERVICES
Description of MarkThe mark consists of the word "SOCIAL" in a stylized format. The letter "O" in "SOCIAL" is comprised of two clouds.
Goods and ServicesTelevision, internet, and video programming featuring weather, meteorology, news, travel, and commentary rendered through the media of television, cable, broadcast, satellite, broadband, and via the internet, and wired and wireless electronic media
Goods and ServicesProviding weather and meteorological information through the media of television, cable, broadcast, satellite, broadband, and via the internet, and wired and wireless electronic media; providing web pages and other data feed formats that give users the ability to upload and share user-generated videos, essays, articles, commentary, blog posts, online content, and web links to other websites on a wide variety of topics and subjects
Goods and ServicesSocial networking services provided to others via web pages, mobile applications, and data feeds

Classification Information


International Class041 - Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities.
US Class Codes100, 101, 107
Class Status Code2 - Sec. 8 - Entire Registration
Class Status DateFriday, September 4, 2020
Primary Code041
First Use Anywhere DateSunday, July 31, 2011
First Use In Commerce DateSunday, July 31, 2011

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 Code2 - Sec. 8 - Entire Registration
Class Status DateFriday, September 4, 2020
Primary Code042
First Use Anywhere DateSunday, July 31, 2011
First Use In Commerce DateSunday, July 31, 2011

International Class045 - Legal services; security services for the protection of property and individuals; personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.
US Class Codes100, 101
Class Status Code2 - Sec. 8 - Entire Registration
Class Status DateFriday, September 4, 2020
Primary Code045
First Use Anywhere DateSunday, July 31, 2011
First Use In Commerce DateSunday, July 31, 2011

Trademark Owner History


Party NameTWC PRODUCT AND THECHNOLOGY, LLC
Party Type31 - New Owner After Registration
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address300 INTERSTATE NORTH PARKWAY
ATLANTA, GA 30339

Party NameThe Weather Channel, LLC
Party Type30 - Original Registrant
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address300 Interstate North Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

Party NameThe Weather Channel, LLC
Party Type20 - Owner at Publication
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address300 Interstate North Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

Party NameThe Weather Channel, LLC
Party Type10 - Original Applicant
Legal Entity Type16 - Limited Liability Company
Address300 Interstate North Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

Trademark Events


Event DateEvent Description
Friday, September 4, 2020CANCELLED SEC. 8 (6-YR)
Tuesday, September 17, 2019ATTORNEY/DOM.REP.REVOKED AND/OR APPOINTED
Tuesday, September 17, 2019TEAS REVOKE/APP/CHANGE ADDR OF ATTY/DOM REP RECEIVED
Monday, January 28, 2019COURTESY REMINDER - SEC. 8 (6-YR) E-MAILED
Tuesday, September 27, 2016ATTORNEY/DOM.REP.REVOKED AND/OR APPOINTED
Tuesday, September 27, 2016TEAS REVOKE/APP/CHANGE ADDR OF ATTY/DOM REP RECEIVED
Wednesday, April 6, 2016ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, March 30, 2016ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, March 23, 2016ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, June 17, 2015ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Tuesday, January 28, 2014REGISTERED-PRINCIPAL REGISTER
Tuesday, December 24, 2013NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF STATEMENT OF USE E-MAILED
Saturday, December 21, 2013LAW OFFICE REGISTRATION REVIEW COMPLETED
Friday, December 20, 2013ALLOWED PRINCIPAL REGISTER - SOU ACCEPTED
Saturday, November 30, 2013STATEMENT OF USE PROCESSING COMPLETE
Wednesday, November 6, 2013USE AMENDMENT FILED
Wednesday, November 6, 2013TEAS STATEMENT OF USE RECEIVED
Wednesday, July 3, 2013ASSIGNMENT OF OWNERSHIP NOT UPDATED AUTOMATICALLY
Wednesday, May 29, 2013NOTICE OF APPROVAL OF EXTENSION REQUEST E-MAILED
Tuesday, May 28, 2013EXTENSION 1 GRANTED
Monday, May 6, 2013EXTENSION 1 FILED
Friday, May 24, 2013CASE ASSIGNED TO INTENT TO USE PARALEGAL
Monday, May 6, 2013TEAS EXTENSION RECEIVED
Tuesday, November 6, 2012NOA E-MAILED - SOU REQUIRED FROM APPLICANT
Tuesday, September 11, 2012OFFICIAL GAZETTE PUBLICATION CONFIRMATION E-MAILED
Tuesday, September 11, 2012PUBLISHED FOR OPPOSITION
Wednesday, August 22, 2012NOTIFICATION OF NOTICE OF PUBLICATION E-MAILED
Tuesday, August 7, 2012LAW OFFICE PUBLICATION REVIEW COMPLETED
Tuesday, August 7, 2012ASSIGNED TO LIE
Wednesday, July 25, 2012APPROVED FOR PUB - PRINCIPAL REGISTER
Tuesday, July 24, 2012EXAMINER'S AMENDMENT ENTERED
Tuesday, July 24, 2012NOTIFICATION OF EXAMINERS AMENDMENT E-MAILED
Tuesday, July 24, 2012EXAMINERS AMENDMENT E-MAILED
Tuesday, July 24, 2012EXAMINERS AMENDMENT -WRITTEN
Wednesday, May 16, 2012NOTIFICATION OF PRIORITY ACTION E-MAILED
Wednesday, May 16, 2012PRIORITY ACTION E-MAILED
Wednesday, May 16, 2012PRIORITY ACTION WRITTEN
Thursday, April 26, 2012NOTIFICATION OF NON-FINAL ACTION E-MAILED
Thursday, April 26, 2012NON-FINAL ACTION E-MAILED
Thursday, April 26, 2012NON-FINAL ACTION WRITTEN
Thursday, April 5, 2012TEAS/EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE ENTERED
Thursday, April 5, 2012CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED IN LAW OFFICE
Thursday, April 5, 2012TEAS RESPONSE TO OFFICE ACTION RECEIVED
Wednesday, October 5, 2011NOTIFICATION OF NON-FINAL ACTION E-MAILED
Wednesday, October 5, 2011NON-FINAL ACTION E-MAILED
Wednesday, October 5, 2011NON-FINAL ACTION WRITTEN
Wednesday, October 5, 2011ASSIGNED TO EXAMINER
Saturday, July 16, 2011NOTICE OF DESIGN SEARCH CODE MAILED
Friday, July 15, 2011NEW APPLICATION OFFICE SUPPLIED DATA ENTERED IN TRAM
Friday, July 15, 2011NEW APPLICATION ENTERED IN TRAM