Would Jesus Do” which originally was filed at an early date by Kimberly Kearney. The Patent and Trade Mark Office said it doesn’t matter who came up with the first phrase. So, I guess Tyler Perry saw an opportunity to cash in on the phrase and decided to trade mark the phrase in the mist of all this. Many other people have done the same thing I know you remember Donald Trump’s iconic phrase “Your Fired” off the hit tv show The Apprentice.
Many are wondering if Tyler will go after other key phrases that are popular in American culture. This could be the sign of a battle of words at the Trade Mark and Patent Office. Ms.Kearney has yet been able to resolve the issue with the Tyler Perry Studio staff. She feels that only is he still the phrase but he is blocking her from getting her Tv show produced as a result of the dispute.
Lets follow this one and lets see how it turns out….
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:27:00 GMT
The other contestant in this bout was Kimberly Kearney, who was once known as “Poprah” on the VH1 series, I Want to Work for Diddy. In May 2008, Perry registered the mark in the category of entertainment services, …
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:39:02 GMT
Yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter reported acclaimed filmmaker Tyler Perry’s United States Patent and Trademark Office victory for the rights to “What Would Jesus Do?” against Kimberly Kearney, also … Despite the fact she may have lost this battle in re the use of the mark for the purpose of live concerts, TV programs and motion pictures, it appears that “Poprah” is still seeking to own the rights to use “What Would Jesus Do?” for apparel and clothing. Rashida …