That's Thompson (Thomson?), right? The company that bought the RCA appliance and TV brand from GE?
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Michael Shoshani" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, November 11, 2013 8:27 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] The EMI split
> On 11/10/2013 08:51 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
>> I do wonder about Nipper, though. Has anyone noticed Nipper on any
>> Sony-owned reissues of RCA recordings? How did it shake out with Nipper,
>> did RCA ever get worldwide ownership or just in the US?
> The only live trademark registration for Nipper and His Master's Voice
> in the United States is Serial 71195205, owned by RCA Trademark
> Management Societe in France.
> The registration covers the following, and my apologies to the list for
> it all being upper case, but this is copied and pasted from the USPTO
> IC 007 009 011 012 015. US 021. G & S: RADIO APPARATUS, PARTS, AND
> APPURTENANCES--NAMELY, RADIO RECEIVING SETS, [SOUND AMPLIFYING HORNS
> HAVING TELEPHONE RECEIVERS,] LOUD SPEAKERS, [LOOPS,] [ MICROPHONES, ]
> RADIO RECEIVING SETS MOUNTED OR CONTAINED IN CABINETS WITH TALKING
> MACHINES, RADIO RECEIVING SETS ADAPTED FOR COMBINATION WITH TALKING
> MACHINES, RADIO RECEIVING SETS WHEREIN PARTS OF TALKING MACHINES ARE
> USED AS PARTS OF RADIO SETS, WHEREIN TALKING MACHINES ARE USED AS LOUD
> SPEAKERS, [AND WHEREIN THE SOUND AMPLIFYING HORNS OF TALKING MACHINES
> ARE PROVIDED WITH TELEPHONE RECEIVERS AND [ MICROPHONES ]; AND FOR
> ELECTRICALLY-OPERATED TALKING MACHINES] AND PARTS, SUPPLIES,
> [ACCESSORIES,] AND APPORTENANCES THEREFOR--NAMELY, ELECTRIC MOTORS,
> COILS, TRANSFORMERS, [ RHEOSTATS, ] ELECTRIC SWITCHES AND ELECTRIC STOP
> This is the only live trademark registration. All the others are dead,
> including the single one pertaining to sound recordings, 71066696. This
> one will probably go as well unless renewed; its last renewal was in
> 2004 and I believe trademark registrations are only good for 20 years.
> Michael Shoshani