During the past year, the phrase “OK, Boomer” has emerged in pop culture as a way for younger generations to dismiss certain topics when brought up by the baby boomer generation.
Josh Gerben spoke with NPR reporter Yuki Noguchi regarding Fox Entertainment’s “OK, BOOMER” filing:
“[Josh Gerben] says it’s highly unlikely the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will grant anyone the rights to OK, boomer.
“Typically, a trademark has to be unique to a particular company in order to be registered. In this case, it just would not be.”
Source: Noguchi, Y. “Companies Try To Trademark ‘Ok, Boomer’ Expression”. Morning Edition. NPR, November 20 2019