Strange Trademarks

Styles of effective marketing design have changed throughout the century. Below are some interesting and unusual trademarks from early in the 20th century.

woman eating a small horse
January 10, 1911.
Remedy for coughs.
head with two faces
August 8, 1916.
Hair-tonic.
two cats one sad, one happy and includes the words anti katzen-jammer
March 26, 1912.
Headache remedy.
elf
July 14, 1914.
Raisins.
baby
March 15, 1921.
Children's rompers.
the word salamander with a stylized s
August 8, 1916.
Clothing.
person riding on a bug

September 23, 1913.
Insecticide.

To learn more about trademarks, see The Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office or read The Story of the United States Patent and Trademark Office from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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