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 December 22, 2004
“We Are New York” (Douglas Elliman Realty)
Several businesses have proclaimed "We Are New York," but Douglas Elliman Realty was the first to trademark it.

My apartment building used to have Douglas Elliman managing it, but the building switched to another, less expensive management company. Did we leave New York?

(Trademark)
Word Mark WE ARE NEW YORK
Goods and Services IC 036. US 100 101 102. G & S: real estate brokerage, real estate management, and leasing of real estate. FIRST USE: 20030400. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20030400
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 78244284
Filing Date May 1, 2003
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition December 16, 2003
Owner (APPLICANT) DOUGLAS ELLIMAN REALTY, LLC LTD LIAB CO BY CHANGE OF NAME NEW YORK 575 Madison Avenue, Suite 406 NEW YORK NEW YORK 10022
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record Kristen M. Walsh, Esq.
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE "NEW YORK" APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
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Posted by Barry Popik
Work/Businesses • (0) Comments • Wednesday, December 22, 2004 • Permalink