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Quick…everybody file a trademark application for TIGER BLOOD!

That’s the tune Jimmy Buffett is singing as he just filed an application to protect the trademark (which Charlie Sheen recently popularized) in connection with “Vodka” and “Energy Drinks”. But Jimmy isn’t the only one covering that tune as several others have also filed applications in the past few weeks.

Now the previous owner of TIGERS BLOOD (…it isn’t Charlie Sheen) faces a trademark onslaught of nearly epic proportion. Has a trademark ever had to survive the combined cumulative dilutive and tarnishing effects of Charlie Sheen, dietary supplements and now the boozy bard of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett? Which, if any, of the new trademark applications will survive to registration? And how long until Charlie Sheen himself files an application?

Here’s a review of the brief yet spectacular trademark history of TIGER BLOOD:

TIGERS BLOOD – Registered: June 3, 2008  Date of First Use: March 5, 2007

IC 032. Syrups for making soft drinks [Owner: Stuart K. McLaren]

TIGER’S BLOOD – Registered: August 31, 2010  Date of First Use: January 4, 2010

IC 034. Tobacco [Social Smoke, Inc]

TIGERBLOOD – Filed March 3, 2011  Date of First Use: March 2, 2011

IC 005. Dietary supplemental drinks, Meal replacement and dietary supplement drink mixes, Dietary supplemental drinks in the nature of vitamin and mineral beverages, Highly caffeinated energy pills

IC 025. Clothing, apparel, sneakers, athletic wear, t shirts. [Michael M. Heyward]

TIGER BLOOD – Filed March 6, 2011  Date of First Use: Intent to Use (ITU)

IC 005. Nutritional Supplements in liquid form and non-liquid form that relieve or prevent fatigue. Dietary Supplements in liquid form and non-liquid form that relieve or prevent fatigue [Crebit LLC]

TIGER BLOOD – Filed March 6, 2011  Date of First Use: ITU

IC 025. Clothing, Namely, Jackets, overcoats, sweaters, T-shirts, shirts, pants, caps, scarfs, belts, and shoes [Moneyworks, Inc.]

TIGER BLOOD – Filed March 7, 2011   Date of First Use: March 3, 2011

IC 005. Dietary and nutritional supplements; Dietary food supplements; Dietary supplemental drinks; Dietary supplements for human consumption; Liquid nutritional supplement. [Harcos, LLC]

TIGER BLOOD – Filed March 8, 2011  Date of First Use: ITU

IC 005. Dietary and nutritional supplements [Advanced Health Sciences, Inc.]

TIGERBLOOD – Filed March 8, 2011  Date of First Use: ITU

IC 032. Beauty beverages, namely, fruit juices and energy drinks containing nutritional supplements; Concentrates and powders used in the preparation of energy drinks and fruit-flavored beverages; Concentrates, syrups or powders used in the preparation of sports and energy drinks; Energy drinks; Non-alcoholic drinks, namely, energy shots; Sports drinks, namely, energy drinks [Michael J. Mueller, Jacquelyn A. Fritz AKA JJ Fritz, Pablo Cerrilla-Benet AKA Pablo Cerrilla, Waldo M. Abbot AKA Mack Abbot]

TIGER BLOOD – Filed March 10, 2011  Date of First Use: January 3, 2011

IC 025. Hooded sweat shirts; Short-sleeved or long-sleeved t-shirts. [Will Thompson]

TIGER BLOOD TV – Filed March 12, 2011  Date of First Use: March 4, 2011

IC 041. Providing a website for entertainment purposes where users can view and post audio, video, prose and images featuring content related to news, cultural events, pop-culture, arts, music, comedy and sports. [Kimberly A. Arnold, Joel M. Moore]

Never one to miss a beat, even Ol’ Parrothead himself is getting in on the Tiger Blood act. I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a new “Tiger Blood” single on the radio before the end of Spring Break.

TIGER BLOOD – Filed March 12, 2011  Date of First Use: ITU

IC 033. Vodka [Margaritaville Enterprises, LLC]

TIGER BLOOD – Filed March 12, 2011  Date of First Use: ITU

IC 032. Energy drinks [Margaritaville Enterprises, LLC]

It turns out that someone at Margaritaville Enterprises must get drunk on filing trademark applications…463 filed so far!

Are there additional TIGER BLOOD applications to come or is this the end of the trend? I know the trademark attorneys for the two registered marks will need to be vigilant in the upcoming weeks. I’ll keep you updated.