Jul 1st 2009 3:27PM Blizzard actually has three (3) trademarks filed for "Cataclysm", each of which covers different types of products. Significantly:
Word Mark CATACLYSM
Goods and Services IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: Entertainment services, namely, providing on-line computer games; providing computer games that may be accessed via a global computer network; and providing on-line information in the field of computer gaming entertainment
Standard Characters Claimed
Mark Drawing Code (4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK
Serial Number 77769023
Filing Date June 26, 2009
Current Filing Basis 1B
Original Filing Basis 1B
Owner (APPLICANT) Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. CORPORATION DELAWARE 16215 Alton Parkway Irvine CALIFORNIA 92618
Attorney of Record Rod A. Rigole
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE
Jul 1st 2009 3:05PM I am so pissed. I have been checking the USPTO infrequently, looking for a new filing. I think I checked last Tues. or Wed. Damn!
And they don't include Warcraft in the name. If you look back at BC and WotLK, they did it the same way. No Warcraft in it.