Asked in Intellectual Property
Who owns the pong trademark?
May 05, 2011 5:21PM
Atari controlled it beginning in 1973, but protection expired and was not renewed. They then filed a new registration in 2008.
In 2006, a company selling cups for beer pong trademarked a logo of the word "pong" in all caps with the O inside a cup.
In 2009, the Pong Research Corporation of Virginia registered a logo of the word "pong" in lower case with a small chevron above the O, for use in the field of redirection of radio frequency emissions.