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Who owns the pong trademark?

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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.