Nintendo Co., Ltd., has applied for six new trademarks in Japan related to Super Nintendo World with ピーチ城 (Peach’s Castle), Peach’s Castle, クッパ城 (Bowser’s Castle), Koopa’s Fortress, Power Up Band, and パワーアップバンド (Power Up Band).
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Creatures Inc., and Game Freak Inc. have applied for a new ワールドダウン (literally “World Down”) trademark (商願2020-4146) for multiple purposes including those related to trading card games and video games. Check back for the actual application once it’s been uploaded. Edit: post updated with trademark application…
Nintendo Co., Ltd. has applied for 39 new video game trademarks in Japan with: Freaky Forms, Kirby’s Adventure, Kirby Air Ride, Kirby 64 The Crystal Shards, Kid Icarus, Jam With The Band, Golden Sun Dark Dawn, Dillon’s Rolling Western The Last Ranger, Face Raiders, Eternal Darkness, Majora’s Mask, Card Hero, Balloon Kid, Animal Crossing City Folk, Alleyway, WarioWare Smooth Moves, Wave Race, Mario Sports, Mario vs. Donkey Kong Mini-Land Mayhem!, Urban Champion, The Wind Waker, The Adventure of Link, Swapnote, Super Mario World, Super Mario Sunshine, Steel Diver, Spirit Camera, Kirby Mass Attack, Skyward Sword, Shadows of Almia (Pokémon Ranger), Radar Mission, Pushmo, Pullblox, Phantom Hourglass, Ocarina of Time, Nintendo Presents Style Boutique, Nintendogs + Cats, Mario vs. Donkey Kong Minis March Again!, and Cruis’n.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new Tabletop mode game patent (特開2019-208873) in Japan. The patent aims to improve versatility when playing a game with a plurality of users on a single display device, such as in Tabletop mode, where two information images are arranged in different directions, making it easier for the user to grasp the game.
Nintendo of America Inc. have applied for a new MARIO & LUIGI trademark in Argentina for purposes including for both video game and smartphone software. I’ll keep you posted the moment a trademark is applied for in Japan. Originally reported by LetsGoDigital and via Nintendo Life. Read more about AlphaDream’s bankruptcy here.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new trademark (商願２０１９－１５８４５０) in Japan for PIKMIN for approximately 200 purposes related to merchandising. Other new applications made on the same date are for ANIMAL CROSSING, SPLATOON, and THE LEGEND OF ZELDA, with all three other trademarks consistent with goods sold at Nintendo TOKYO. Actual Pikmin application added below thanks to J-PlatPat (the other three are essentially the same).
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Creatures Inc., and Game Freak Inc. have applied for a trademark (商願２０１９－１５０４１７) for ポケ盛 (Pokemori) related to a collaboration project with the restaurant Yoshinoya for a beef dish inside a Poké Ball bowl, and which includes a free Pokémon figure and juice! Pokemori is on sale at Yoshinoya restaurants nationwide from 19 December and will be available while stocks last. Confusingly, Pokemori is also used as an abbreviated term for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp in Japan. Actual application added below courtesy of J-PlatPat.
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Creatures Inc., and Game Freak Inc. have applied for a new trademark (商願２０１９－１４８４０８) in Japan for 爆炎ウォーカー (Bakuen Walker. Please note that Bakuen means “bombfire” in English). The trademark is for purposes including trading card games, video game machines, toys, dolls, board games, dice, and many more. Actual application added below courtesy of J-PlatPat. Thanks to BlackKite.