Trump tries to trademark “you’re fired.”

Trump tries to trademark “you’re fired.”
Days after Donald Trump asked Larry King, “How do you patent the words ‘You’re fired’?”, The Smoking Gun reveals that he’s already trying to do just that, sort of. Trump later said, “we’re going to try”; apparently he already did. On Feb. 3, he applied for a trademark/service mark for “you’re fired,” saying it will be used on “games and playthings” and for “casino services.” Earlier he filed paperwork requesting a trademark for “You’re Fired! Donald J. Trump” for use on clothing. In New York City, a banner proclaiming the new catchphrase has annoyed some “luxury retailers” who “are a tad peeved that every single day they have to look at a humungous banner of The Donald glaring down at them,” Lloyd Grove reports. Trump tells Grove, “I haven’t heard any complaints,” adding that “It’s the the No. 1 show on television—so it’s great for them.” As Grove points out, “Actually, ‘The Apprentice’ is No. 6.”

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