Megan Thee Stallion gets her ‘Hot Girl Summer’ brand recording after 2 years
Megan Thee Stallion has filed a trademark application for the signature phrase that was used to promote her single “Hot Girl Summer”, released in 2019.
The line became very popular and driven by social media trends as the song launched Megan Thee Stallion’s career by awarding her the first Billboard No. 1 song of her flourishing career.
According to trademark attorney Josh Gerben of law firm Gerben, the rapper obtained the trademark on Jan.4, 2022, nearly two years after initially filing an application for ownership under her company Hot Girl Trademark Holdings, LLC, which owns several intellectual property interests, including his music and performances.
Gerben also shared the trademark for Class 41 for “MEGAN THEE STALLION”, which will cover live performances, entertainment and music production services, both online and in person, as well as others. music-related items such as ringtones and tours.
The brand also covers sound recordings such as CDs and DVDs and in electronic games and streaming music and images, other multimedia content and a wide variety of items such as posters, diaries, sets. pens and pencils, tourist guides and concert programs.
Gerben said his company has registered a series of trademarks relating to various categories of products and services. Among these is protection relating to clothing such as t-shirts, bracelets, jackets, and online retail services that sell music and other items with the Hot Girl Summer brand. The result of this request is not yet available.
Megan’s company has filed multiple trademark protection applications with the USPTO for more than 40 nicknames that are still pending. Among the names that sought to be protected in the app were “Hot Girl Meg” and “Tina Snow”, “Houston Hottie”, Hotties for Houston, “Hot Girl Semester”, Real Hot Girl Shit “, to name a few. only a few.
Megan Thee Stallion called her fans “hotties,” a term associated with her and her music.
Other USPTO claims include a 2020 trademark protection claim for the terms “Hotties” and “Hottie World” for cosmetics, books, clothing, snacks, music streaming, live entertainment And much more. In 2020, his company also registered the term âHOTTIEWEEN,â in connection with Halloween-type items, which included downloadable movies and movies, entertainment services, cosmetics, costumes and other items.
Megan Thee Stallion has also sought to protect the name of her charity “Hotties Helping Houston” for charitable services, as well as several other items, including clothing and paper goods. The rapper’s company has also filed a trademark application for “HOTTIES HELPING” and “HOTTIES BOOTCAMP”.
The results of these requests may still be pending.
It took Megan Thee Stallion over 2 years of wrangling with the USPTO, but she now owns a Federal Trademark Registration for HOT GIRL SUMMER.
– Josh Gerben (@JoshGerben) January 8, 2022