Thin Mints and Girl Scout Cookie Trademarks

Thin Mints and Girl Scout Cookie Trademarks

Girl Scout cookies recently went on sale so prepare yourself for heated debates about the best cookie and, of course, the guilt of eating an entire box of cookies in one sitting. I wasn’t surprised to learn that Thin Mints are the all-time best selling cookies (as well as my personal favorite). Regardless of your preferred Girl Scout cookie, most of the people reading this will contribute to the $700 million-plus annual fundraising empire. When the Girl Scouts started selling cookies decades ago, only one kind of cookie was available – a simple sugar cookie. Over the years, over 50 kinds of cookies have been sold as Girl Scout cookies and about 40 of those have been discontinued.

Which caramel variety was allegedly named after the Girl Scouts founder? Read more about Trademarks.

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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas.  He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time.  Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.

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