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Nintendo files trademark for "Diddy Kong" in Europe. Can you dig it?

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Rösti

Unconfirmed Member
Today, on June 10, 2015, Nintendo Co., Ltd. filed a trademark for "Diddy Kong" in Europe via the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM). It is a basic CTM filing for a long list of goods and services, primarily video games though. It was made public today.

Trade mark information

Name: DIDDY KONG
Filing number: 014229579
Basis: CTM
Date of receipt: 10/06/2015
Type: Word
Nature: INDIVIDUAL
Nice classes: 9, 25, 28, 41 ( Nice Classification )
Vienna Classification
Filing date: 10/06/2015
Registration date
Expiry date
Designation date

Filing language: English
Second language: German
Application reference: EW32985AF
Trade mark status: Application under examination
Acquired distinctiveness: No
Goods and services

9 Programs for consumer video game apparatus; Electronic circuits, magnetic discs, optical discs, optical magnetic discs, magnetic tapes, ROM cards, ROM cartridges, CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs and memory cards storing programs for consumer video game apparatus; Storage media storing programs for consumer video game apparatus; Programs for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Electronic circuits, magnetic discs, optical discs, optical magnetic discs, magnetic tapes, ROM cards, ROM cartridges, CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs and memory cards storing programs for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Storage media storing programs for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Programs for arcade video game machines; Electronic circuits, magnetic discs, optical discs, optical magnetic discs, magnetic tapes, ROM cards, ROM cartridges, CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs and memory cards storing programs for arcade video game machines; Storage media storing programs for arcade video game machines; Downloadable computer programs; Game programs for computer; Computer programs; Electronic circuits, magnetic discs, optical discs, optical magnetic discs, magnetic tapes, ROM cards, ROM cartridges, CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs and storage media storing programs for computers; Portable computers; Computers; Monitors for computer; Portable terminals for displaying electronic publications; Stylus pens for computers; Mouse (data processing equipment); Mouse pads; Computer keyboards; Printers for use with computers; Computer peripheral devices; Monitors (computer hardware); Scanners (data processing equipment); Electronic pens (visual display units); Electronic agendas; Flash memory cards; Memory modules; Optical discs [blank], magnetic discs [blank], compact discs [blank], and magnetic cards [blank]; Game programs for cellular phones; Cellular phones; Cellular phone straps; Parts and accessories for cellular phones; Digital cameras; Video cameras; DVD players; DVD recorders; Audio players; Audio recorders; Portable apparatus for recording and reproduction of music; Portable apparatus for recording and reproduction of video; Apparatus for recording and reproduction of video; Monitors for television receiver; Television receivers [TV sets] and television transmitters; Television tuners; Telecommunication machines and apparatus; Pedometers; Measuring or testing machines and instruments; Batteries and cells; Rechargeable batteries; Downloadable or installable programs and additional data for consumer video game apparatus; Downloadable or installable programs and additional data for arcade video game machines; Downloadable or installable programs and additional data for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Downloadable or installable programs and additional data for computers; Metronomes; Electronic circuits and CD-ROMs recorded with automatic performance programs for electronic musical instruments; Recorded compact discs; Phonograph records; Downloadable music files; Exposed cinematographic films; Exposed slide films; Slide film mounts; Downloadable image files; Recorded video discs and video tapes; Electronic publications; Photographic machines and apparatus; Cinematographic machines and apparatus; Optical machines and apparatus; Protective films for controller of consumer video game apparatus; Keyboards for controllers for consumer video game apparatus; Stylus pens for controllers for consumer video game apparatus; Earphones for consumer video game apparatus; Microphones for consumer video game apparatus; Monitors for consumer video game apparatus; AC adapters for consumer video game apparatus; Rechargeable batteries for controllers for consumer video game apparatus; Charging stands for controllers for consumer video game apparatus; Protective films for liquid crystal displays for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; AC adapters for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Keyboards for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Earphones for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Microphones for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Monitors for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Rechargeable batteries for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Charging stands for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Stylus pens for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; protective sports helmets; bicycle helmets.

25 Clothing; garters; sock suspenders; suspenders [braces]; waistbands; belts for clothing; footwear; masquerade costumes; clothes for sports; special footwear for sports; headgear.

28 Consumer video game apparatus; Controllers and joysticks for consumer video game apparatus; Protective cases for controllers for consumer video game apparatus; Storage cases for controllers for consumer video game apparatus; Parts and accessories for consumer video game apparatus; Arcade video game machines; Controllers and joysticks for arcade video game machines; Monitors for arcade video game machines; Parts and accessories for arcade video game machines; Card game toys and their accessories; Handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Controllers and joysticks for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Protective cases for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Storage cases for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Parts and accessories for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Toys with built-in IC chips; Toys; Amusement machines and apparatus for use in amusement parks (other than arcade video game machines); Toys for domestic pets; Dolls with built-in IC chips; Dolls; Go games; Japanese playing cards [Utagaruta]; Japanese chess [Shogi games]; Card games and their accessories; Dice; Japanese dice games [Sugoroku]; Dice cups; Chinese checkers; Chess games; Checkers [checker sets]; Conjuring apparatus; Dominoes; Playing cards; Japanese playing cards [Hanafuda]; Mah-jong; Game machines and apparatus; Billiard equipment; Sports equipment; Fishing tackle.

41 Providing non-downloadable images via communication by handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Providing non-downloadable images via communication by arcade video game machines; Providing non-downloadable images via communication by consumer video game apparatus; Providing non-downloadable images via communication by cellular phones; Providing non-downloadable images via communications; Providing non-downloadable pictures via communication by handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Providing non-downloadable pictures via communication by arcade video game machines; Providing non-downloadable pictures via communication by consumer video game apparatus; Providing non-downloadable pictures via communication by cellular phones; Providing non-downloadable pictures via communications; Providing non-downloadable movies via communication by handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Providing non-downloadable movies via communication by arcade video game machines; Providing non-downloadable movies via communication by consumer video game apparatus; Providing non-downloadable movies via communication by cellular phones; Providing non-downloadable movies via communications; Providing non-downloadable music and sounds via communication by handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Providing non-downloadable music and sounds via communication by arcade video game machines; Providing non-downloadable music and sounds via communication by consumer video game apparatus; Providing non-downloadable music and sounds via communication by cellular phones; Providing non-downloadable music and sounds via communications; Organization, management or arrangement of video game events; Providing games via communication by handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Providing games via communication by arcade video game machines; Providing games via communication by consumer video game apparatus; Providing games via communication by cellular phones; Providing games via communications; Providing games for consumer video game apparatus; Providing games for handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Providing games for arcade video game machines; Providing games for cellular phones; Rental of consumer video game apparatus and arcade video game machines; Rental of handheld game apparatus with liquid crystal displays; Providing games via telecommunication network; Providing games via communication network; Educational and instruction services relating to arts, crafts, sports or general knowledge; Movie showing, movie film production, or movie film distribution; Providing amusement facilities; Providing electronic publications; Providing electronic publications via communications.
Owners

Nintendo Co., Ltd.

ID: 110078
Organisation: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Legal status: Legal Entity
Country: JP - Japan
State/county: n/a
Town: Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Post code: 601-8501
Address: 11-1 Hokotate-cho, Kamitoba
Correspondence address: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
11-1 Hokotate-cho, Kamitoba
Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 601-8501
JAPÓN
Representatives

GRÜNECKER PATENT- UND RECHTSANWÄLTE PARTG MBB

ID: 10111
Organisation: n/a
Legal status: Legal Person
Type: Association
Country: DE - Germany
State/county: n/a
Town: München
Post code: 80802
Address: Leopoldstr. 4
Correspondence address:
Grünecker Patent- und Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB
Leopoldstr. 4
D-80802 München
ALEMANIA
00 49-89212350
00 49-89220287
info@grunecker.de
Source: https://oami.europa.eu/eSearch/#details/trademarks/014229579

Diddy Kong, eh. Remember that rumor from last year about Monster Games working on Diddy Kong Racing 2 for Wii U? Who knows, perhaps this is related to that. Or Retro's working on Diddy's Kong Quest 2. Whatever it is, E3 should hopefully provide answers.
 

L~A

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They also trademark Virtual Boy last year, and as far as we know, they haven't released anything VB-related so far ;)
 

KaneU

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Diddy Kong Racing developed by Retro? They already have some experience by helping to develop Mario Kart 7 so it makes sense.
 

SatoAilDarko

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Retro's title will be aDonkey Kong Country game. There's just way too much evidence. Best to accept it sadly.
 

Fuchs

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Meh, but happy for you guys who are looking forward to a Diddy Kong Racing game or a successor/spin-off of the DKCR series though...
But I don't want to complain until we get to see it at the presentation.
 

NESpowerhouse

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Come on, please God, do not let this be Retro...
 

Choomp

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Deep down I want a 3D platformer but it's more likely to be racing, which is still cool.
 

MatrixMan.EXE

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If it's another 2D Donkey Kong/Diddy Kong platformer I'm going to flip my shit. Come the fuck on Nintendo, there are enough on the platform already.