What Mariah Carey’s Failed Trademark Application Teaches Us About the Opposition Process

We may disagree about when is too soon to start blasting Christmas music there is no denying that when the time comes, Mariah Carey is on top of the playlist.  After almost 30 years on the charts, the pop diva earns 2.5 million dollars from her hit,  All I Want For Christmas. It’s no wonder she’s been dubbed the Queen of Christmas. 

 Listen to this week’s podcast as Attorney LaConya Murray takes notes from Mariah Carey’s failed attempt to trademark the Queen of Christmas moniker to discuss the opposition process. 

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