A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 06, 2005
The Musical Instrument Megastore (Sam Ash)
Sam Ash has called itself "The Musical Instrument Megastore." Websites include http://www.samash.com and www.samashmusic.com.

(Trademark)
Word Mark SAM ASH
Goods and Services (CANCELLED) IC 009. US 021. G & S: Speaker Cabinets and Amplifiers, Electronic Sound Modification Units. FIRST USE: 19401200. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19401200
Mark Drawing Code (5) WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS IN STYLIZED FORM
Serial Number 73194402
Filing Date November 24, 1978
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition June 16, 1981
Registration Number 1168112
Registration Date September 8, 1981
Owner (REGISTRANT) Sam Ash, Inc. CORPORATION NEW YORK 301 Peninsula Blvd. Hempstead NEW YORK 11550
(LAST LISTED OWNER) SAM ASH MUSIC CORPORATION CORPORATION NEW YORK 124 FULTON AVE. HEMPSTEAD NEW YORK 11550
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record AMSTER, ROTHSTEIN & EBENSTEIN
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).
Other Data "SAM ASH IS THE DECEASED FOUNDER OF THE APPLICANT'S COMPANY.
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Cancellation Date July 20, 2002

(Trademark)
Word Mark SAM ASH
Goods and Services IC 016. US 037 038. G & S: PAPER GOODS, NAMELY MUSIC MANUSCRIPT BOOKS, AND SHEET MUSIC PAPER. FIRST USE: 19451200. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19451200
IC 025. US 039. G & S: CLOTHING, NAMELY TEE-SHIRTS. FIRST USE: 19760100. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19760100
IC 042. US 101. G & S: RETAIL STORE SERVICES IN THE FIELD OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND RELATED ACCESSORIES; AND RENTAL OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. FIRST USE: 19240400. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19240400
IC 041. US 107. G & S: EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, NAMELY CONDUCTING CLASSES IN MUSIC. FIRST USE: 19550600. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19550600
Mark Drawing Code (5) WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS IN STYLIZED FORM
Serial Number 73542186
Filing Date June 10, 1985
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition December 10, 1985
Registration Number 1385208
Registration Date March 4, 1986
Owner (REGISTRANT) SAM ASH MUSIC CORP AKA SAM ASH MUSIC AND AKA SAM ASH MUSIC STORES CORPORATION NEW YORK 278 DUFFY AVENUE HICKSVILLE NEW YORK 11801
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record MORTON AMSTER
Type of Mark TRADEMARK. SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

(Trademark)
Word Mark SAM ASH MUSIC SUPERSTORE
Goods and Services (ABANDONED) IC 042. US 100 101. G & S: retail store services in the field of musical instruments and related accessories
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 75055005
Filing Date February 8, 1996
Current Filing Basis 1B
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition October 29, 1996
Owner (APPLICANT) SAM ASH MUSIC CORPORATION CORPORATION NEW YORK 278 Duffy Avenue Hicksville NEW YORK 11801
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record Karen Artz Ash
Prior Registrations 1168112;1385208;1939950
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE "MUSIC SUPERSTORE" APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Abandonment Date February 5, 2000

(Trademark)
Word Mark SAM ASH EVERYBODY'S FAVORITE MUSIC STORE
Goods and Services IC 042. US 100 101. G & S: retail store services in the field of musical instruments and related accessories. FIRST USE: 20010209. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20010209
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 75055249
Filing Date February 8, 1996
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition October 29, 1996
Registration Number 2482580
Registration Date August 28, 2001
Owner (REGISTRANT) SAM ASH MUSIC CORPORATION CORPORATION NEW YORK 278 Duffy Avenue Hicksville NEW YORK 11801
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record Morton Amster
Prior Registrations 1168112;1385208;1939950;AND OTHERS
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE "MUSIC STORE" APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

(Trademark)
Word Mark SAM ASH THE WORLD'S FAVORITE MUSIC STORE
Goods and Services IC 042. US 100 101. G & S: retail store services in the field of musical instruments and related accessories. FIRST USE: 19960500. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19961000
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 75055004
Filing Date February 8, 1996
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition October 29, 1996
Registration Number 2237018
Registration Date April 6, 1999
Owner (REGISTRANT) SAM ASH MUSIC CORPORATION CORPORATION NEW YORK 278 Duffy Avenue Hicksville NEW YORK 11801
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record SIMON S. BOCK
Prior Registrations 1168112;1385208;1939950
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE "MUSIC STORE" APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

(Trademark)
Word Mark SAM ASH THE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MEGASTORE
Goods and Services IC 035. US 100 101 102. G & S: RETAIL STORE SERVICES FEATURING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND RELATED ACCESSORIES. FIRST USE: 19971219. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19971219
Mark Drawing Code (3) DESIGN PLUS WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS
Design Search Code 260317 260321 261102
Serial Number 78367679
Filing Date February 13, 2004
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition December 21, 2004
Registration Number 2933086
Registration Date March 15, 2005
Owner (REGISTRANT) Sam Ash Music Corporation CORPORATION NEW YORK 278 Duffy Avenue Hicksville NEW YORK 11801
Attorney of Record Simon Bock
Prior Registrations 1385208;1939950;2266453;AND OTHERS
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE THE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MEGASTORE APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Description of Mark The mark consists of the stylized words "Sam Ash" in an oval above the words "THE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MEGASTORE" which appear in a horizontal bar which overlaps the oval.
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Other Data The name(s), portrait(s), and/or signature(s) shown in the mark does not identify a particular living individual.
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

(Trademark)
Word Mark SAM ASH MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MEGA STORES
Goods and Services IC 035. US 100 101 102. G & S: retail store services featuring musical instruments and related accessories. FIRST USE: 19971219. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19971219
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 75404685
Filing Date December 12, 1997
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition May 11, 1999
Registration Number 2266453
Registration Date August 3, 1999
Owner (REGISTRANT) SAM ASH MUSIC CORPORATION CORPORATION NEW YORK 278 Duffy Avenue Hicksville NEW YORK 11801
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record SIMON BOCK
Prior Registrations 1168112;1385208;1939950
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE "MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MEGA STORES" APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).
Other Data The name "SAM ASH" does not identify a living individual.
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

Word Mark SAM ASH THE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MARKETPLACE
Goods and Services IC 035. US 100 101 102. G & S: retail store services featuring musical instruments and related accessories
Standard Characters Claimed
Mark Drawing Code (4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK
Serial Number 78674176
Filing Date July 20, 2005
Current Filing Basis 1B
Original Filing Basis 1B
Owner (APPLICANT) Sam Ash Music Corporation CORPORATION NEW YORK 278 Duffy Avenue Hicksville NEW YORK 11801
Attorney of Record Simon Bock
Prior Registrations 2266453;2933086;2939950;AND OTHERS
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

Posted by Barry Popik
Work/Businesses • (0) Comments • Saturday, August 06, 2005 • Permalink