Today’s Trademark- Miniclip
Miniclip is a Swiss website for free browser games. Launched in 2001, it is the largest privately-owned website for online gaming in the world. It was started by Robert Small and Tihan Presbie in 2001 on a £ 40,000 budget and grew rapidly. The company was valued at more than £ 275 million as of 2008, having been profitable for six of its first seven years, with sales exceeding £ 20 million between 2006 and 2008 alone.
Tencent acquired Miniclip’s majority stake in 2015. Miniclip went through 1 billion downloads of its mobile games on iOS, Android, and Windows devices in December 2016, with more than 350 million downloads over the past 12 months.
The trademark of this company having its use in commerce since December 1983 was registered in USPTO bearing registration number 1342473.