Skip to comments.Mother Seeks Trayvon Martin Trademarks (The Smoking Gun.com)
Posted on 03/26/2012 1:57:55 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg
MARCH 26--The mother of Trayvon Martin has filed two applications to secure trademarks containing her late sons name, records show.
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money, money mon-eeeeeee.
Just like WWE Ted Dibiase used to say “Everybody’s got a price” its all about the BLING BLING
Will this include the “WANTED” NBP poster?
This is what passes for a smart lawyer nowadays?
Be careful not to make too much money off your dead son. It might land you in the 1% and Obama will have to denounce you.
Well probably her lawyer saw how well the "***** Ass Cracker" T-shirt was selling and wanted to cash in on the deal!
Let's see. There's...
5) The upward turn
6) Reconstruction/working through
Now we have to add an eighth stage:
8) Cashing in.
Strikes me as a lawyers advice; and an ugly necessity. It’s the only thing she can do to prevent others from capitalizing. I do not envy this woman.
Giving her the benefit of a doubt, if she trademarks her son’s name and likeness she can prevent ***** *** Cracker t-shirts from being sold.
Let’s see what she does.
And here I was thinking that Baby Mamas only made cash off of live children....
Well, I guess we need ask “the family lawyer” for confirmation on this.
It seems that the Martin family has learned it’s lessons from the on how to make a fortune out of the death of family member
If that's the same shirt I've seen, it doesn't mention her son's name or use his picture (either young and cute or current and considerably less cute). She wouldn't be able to do anything with it.
Poor fatherless Black kids will soon be able to sport their own official Trayvon Martin Hoodie for only $299.99.
Too many other Trayvon Martins, Right?
When you're dead money still counts.
“M” is for the million things she gave me
“O” means only that she’s growing old
“T” is for the tears she shed to save me
“H” is for her heart of purest gold
“E” is for her eyes with love-light shining
“R” means right and right she’ll always be.
Put them all together they spell MOTHER, a word that means the world to me.
I read somewhere here that Trayvon was in the morgue for three days before anyone thought to ask, “Hey! Where Trayvon at?”
The lawyers for the mothers of his kids will be seeking a cut of the movie rights
Right this minute, Rachel Corrie’s parents are kicking themselves.
I'd be naive if I didn't think money played a part in this. I'd also be naive if I didn't think a lawyer told her - quite reasonably - that her best means of policing the junk that people will inevitably sell with Martin's name and likeness on it is to get the trademark. She still has to hunt them down, and they may not respond to a cease-and-desist letter, but I would have told her to get the trademark
We're going to see him exploited for money by third parties just as we've seen him exploited for political points.
FWIW: The form was filed last Wednesday.
I read somewhere here that Trayvon was in the morgue for three days before anyone thought to ask, Hey! Where Trayvon at?
“hey! where dat “N word” (it’s Okay when they say it) Travon be at?”
Can’t pass up possibly making a buck off of her dead son.Real class act I see....
That would asl be before the story made the national news wouldn’t it? Interesting.....things that make you go HMMMMM?
That would also be before the story made the national news wouldn’t it? Interesting.....things that make you go HMMMMM?
“OK, lessee, we gots da shoe contrack from Nike, da NFL jersey contrack, da autograph bassaball contrack. Thassa good start. What ness? How bout the NO_LIMIT_NIGGA clothing line? Dat goan goot?”
speaking of which.... maybe she should also get a trademark on Trayvon’s Twitter name: “@NO_LIMIT_NIGGA” (Yes, this really was his Twitter name)
I think that #8 Cashing In, leapfrogged all the way to the 1st stage. Generational welfare, nanny-state socialists, entitlement mentality, black african-americans. Need we say anymore!
Just think, on the road he was headed there’s a pretty good chance he’d have just been a statistic.. One black teen killed by another black teen.
Now his Mom can rake in the big bucks on his fame.
This is one astute bereaved mother - and they say that black folks ain’t keeping up!
Word! This momma’s goin’ to New York City!
Dudes, ya think that a grieving ghetto momma would be smart enough to figure out the trademark angle? Hell, most of us certified uptown geniuses wouldn’t think of it. There is a clever by half shyster behind it, who? John Edwards, who needs new sources of income? Prolly some New York hustler named Bernie Schwartz, or Allen Klein or something. No matter, seriously, you are seeing the birth of a new industry, named after the Elvis Presley Enterprises (not owned anymore by anyone related to the late prescription drug addict) The Trayvon Martin Enterprises. Kinda nice sounding name. Like Rowan and Martin. Or Martin Guitar.
“Prolly some New York hustler named Bernie Schwartz, or Allen Klein or something.”
Kindly take your antisemetic insinuations out of here and stick to Stormfront. You’ll fit right in that place.
“Well we’re movin’ on up.....”
Heck, Casey Anthony “grieved” more for Caylee, than this woman has for Trayvon.
The insinuations and assumptions are all yours. Your advice is as usual cliched and unoriginal.
No need to play ignorant. You’ve certainly proved it.
You sound like the poster or posters who accused me of playing or promoting the MSM a few days ago. Well, I don’t watch the idiot box or read the MSM press, and haven’t for years. So it was they who were the MSM followers and dissidents, because how would anyone know who is promoting the MNM view. In this case I don’t know but you do know what a Stormfront is and what points of view it promotes. Apparently, you are a regular customer. Fine. I looked in the dictionary for the word “anti-semetic”. It doesn’t appear there. Perhaps you meant ‘anti-semiotic’, in which case you’d be right, I don’t particularly care for semiotics, sometimes referred to as semi-idiotics.
But really, you seem one of those who log onto such forums seeking conflict, seeking bits and pieces, words to outrage yourself, and a way to prove your superiority.
Good day, sir.
ROTFLMAO! Your silly protests would be a bit more believable if you hadn’t used such obvious code words in your initial screed.
This pig cashing in on trademarks is the biggest pig of all...never let a crisis go to waste...they learn well from their socialist/communist plantation masters.
Now they are trying to trademark his name to get the gibs. Classy indeed.
I think this goes back to the MLK family’s lawsuit against Motown for releasing the I Have A Dream speech on a record.
You saw countless “speech” records of all political stripes in the 1960s. If you gave a speech outdoors on the Washington mall and its historic, at what point has it entered the public domain?
If I recall, Klein stole the Beatles and the Stones US publishing money AND the money George Harrison raised for Bangledesh. But he had good intentions.