Beyonce tried trademarking bTunes-yes it’s true.
She did three filings via a law firm-eg in these categories:
|Goods and Services||(ABANDONED) IC 009. US 021 023 026 036 038. G & S: Computer software for use in authoring, downloading, transmitting, receiving, editing, extracting, encoding, decoding, playing, storing and organizing text, data, images, audio files, video files and electronic games; computer software for personal information management; computer software for use in recording, organizing, transmitting, manipulating, and reviewing text, data, audio files, video files and electronic games in connection with computers, television set-top boxes, music players, video players, media players, cellular phones, and portable and handheld digital electronic devices; computer software for accessing, browsing and searching online databases; computer software to enable users to program and distribute audio, video, text and other multimedia content, including music, concerts, videos, radio, television, news, sports, games, cultural events, and entertainment-related and educational programs via communications networks; computer software for identifying, locating, grouping, distributing, and managing data and links between computer servers and users connected to electronic communications networks|
Lucikly and in our favor, MCFARLAND & WILSON LLP on behalf on her let the trademarks for bTunes become abandoned, allowing us to use that name.