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The trademark for The Last Guardian has been revived (i.e. alive) but it's still dead

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Rösti

Unconfirmed Member
Following the news yesterday that The Last Guardian is still in development and that the trademark application was abandoned in error, new details from the USPTO show that Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC yesterday, on February 17, petitioned to revive abandoned application (U.S serial number 85700141, The Last Guardian):

Petition to Revive Abandoned Application - Failure to File Timely Statement of Use or Extension Request

To the Commissioner for Trademarks:

MARK: THE LAST GUARDIAN
SERIAL NUMBER: 85700141

PETITION
Signatory has firsthand knowledge that the failure to file an SOU or Extension Request by the specific deadline was unintentional, and requests the USPTO to revive the abandoned application.
Notice of Allowance was received by applicant.

EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE STATEMENT OF USE
The applicant, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, having an address of
2207 Bridgepoint Pkwy.
San Mateo, California 94404
United States
requests revival of the application identified above, and submits extension(s) of time to file the Statement of Use under 37 C.F.R. Section 2.89. The Notice of Allowance mailing date was 01/15/2013.

The applicant is filing extension number(s): 4
The applicant has made the following ongoing efforts to use the mark in commerce on or in connection with each of those goods and/or services covered by the extension request: product or service research or development


For International Class 009:
Current identification: Computer game software and video game software

The applicant has a continued bona fide intention to use or use through the applicant's related company or licensee the mark in commerce on or in connection with all of the goods and/or services listed in the Notice of Allowance or as subsequently modified for this specific class.


For International Class 041:
Current identification: Operating a real-time game for others over a global and local area computer networks

The applicant has a continued bona fide intention to use or use through the applicant's related company or licensee the mark in commerce on or in connection with all of the goods and/or services listed in the Notice of Allowance or as subsequently modified for this specific class.


A fee payment in the amount of $100 will be submitted with the form, representing payment for the petition fee.

A fee payment in the amount of $300 will be submitted with the form, representing payment for the extension fee.

A fee payment in the total amount of $400 will be submitted.
Source: http://tsdr.uspto.gov/documentviewer?caseId=sn85700141&docId=PSE20150217175246#docIndex=0&page=1

The status page shows that the petition has been granted:

Generated on: This page was generated by TSDR on 2015-02-18 03:11:47 EST
Mark: THE LAST GUARDIAN
US Serial Number: 85700141
Application Filing Date: Aug. 09, 2012
Register: Principal
Mark Type: Trademark, Service Mark
Status: Application revived and is awaiting further action.
Status Date: Feb. 17, 2015
Publication Date: Nov. 20, 2012
Kiphanie Radford, the attorney that is no longer with Sony (she works for Cobalt LLP) has yet to be revoked from this case, but proposed new attorneys for this are Lindsey Anne Mohle together with Senior Director Anthony Justman (who has been handling this from the start, he's also the signatory of the petition).

There you have it. Now we wait for E3... or TGS.
 

Ushojax

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'The Last Guardian' is no longer a retail game, it is a real life meta-game where we all spend hours on GAF arguing over it's corpse until we expire. In 10000000000000 years time there will still be one ardent Ueda fan (who by that time is just a brain in a jar) who refuses to accept the game is dead and has his brain-jar wired up to The Kutaragi Matrix so he can keep renewing the games trademark until the earth is destroyed. He is 'The Last Guardian'.
 

Stratosphere

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What will happen first GAF?

A) The Last Guardian is re-revealed
B) FFXV is released
C) The release date for MGSV:TPP is announced ;_;