Harmless Junk, Inc.

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Harmless Junk, Inc. is a real Georgia-based corporation created and operated by The Brothers Chaps with various family members. It owns and controls the Homestar Runner franchise.

According to the DVD commentary for Halloween Fairstival, the name derives from the Batman episode "The Joker Goes to School".

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Trademarks

Information from United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Serial Number Description Comment Current Status Status Page
88072170TROGDORIntended for board games.Registered TrademarkLink
88072419TROGDOR!! THE BURNINATORIntended for T-Shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, and caps.Registered TrademarkLink
88072484TROGDORIntended for T-Shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, and caps.Registered TrademarkLink
88138131HRH*R Logo — Intended for hats, T-ShirtsRegistered TrademarkLink
88138188HRH*R Logo — Entertainment services in the nature of an animated comedy series provided via the internet.Registered TrademarkLink
88141697HOMESTAR RUNNERIntended for hats, T-ShirtsRegistered TrademarkLink
88141795HOMESTAR RUNNEREntertainment services in the nature of an animated comedy series provided via the internet.Registered TrademarkLink
88143521Strong Bad's new trademark!Intended for hats, T-ShirtsRegistered TrademarkLink
90322470Trogdor's TrademarkIntended for T-shirts, hooded sweatshirtsRegistered TrademarkLink
90322479Trogdor's Trademark AgainIntended for stickersRegistered TrademarkLink

Canceled

Serial Number Description Comment Current Status Status Page
78382974 CHEAP AS FREE Intended for prerecorded CDs featuring musical and comedic content (such as Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits) and prerecorded DVDs featuring animated and musical content (such as strongbad_email.exe and Everything Else). Canceled as of May 5, 2017 Link
76502436The Cheat's trademark Published for Opposition on September 28, 2004; intended for window clings and clothing such as sweatshirts and T-shirtsCanceled as of Jul. 24, 2015Link
76481419HOMESTAR RUNNER Canceled as of Feb. 13, 2015Link
76481416Strong Bad's trademark Image from Window Clings; intended for printed materials (especially stickers and window clings) and clothing (especially T-shirts and sweatshirts)Canceled as of Feb. 13, 2015Link
76502438THE CHEATIntended for games and toys; namely, plush toys, dolls and action figures.Canceled as of Jan. 13, 2012Link
76481418Homestar's trademark Intended for clothing, especially T-shirts and sweatshirts.Canceled as of Sept. 21, 2012Link
76566454HRH*R LogoCanceled as of Jun. 30, 2017Link
76502440Marzipan's trademark Intended for clothing such as T-shirts and sweatshirtsCanceled as of Sept. 21, 2012Link
76481417STRONG BADIntended for clothing, namely t-shirts.Canceled as of Sept. 21, 2012Link
78626723TEEN GIRL SQUADIntended for bumper stickers, tote bags, T-shirts, and sweatshirtsCanceled as of Feb. 7, 2014Link
78626709TROGDOR!! THE BURNINATORIntended for static cling stickers and bumper stickers.Canceled as of Jan. 27, 2017Link
78626689TROGDORIntended for messenger bags, T-shirts and sweatshirts.Canceled as of Aug. 07, 2017Link
78626666CHEAT COMMANDOSIntended for plastic collectible figurines and T-shirts.Canceled as of Jan. 24, 2014Link

Abandoned

Serial Number Description Comment Current Status Status Page
76502437MARZIPAN Image of Marzipan AbandonedLink
88072315TROGDOR!! THE BURNINATORIntended for board games.AbandonedLink
88141771TEEN GIRL SQUADIntended for T-shirts.AbandonedLink
88540454Teen Girl Squad's TrademarkIntended for T-shirtsAbandonedLink

Notable Dates

  • December 6, 1999 — Registered the domain name homestarrunner.com.
  • January 2000 — Launched the website publicly.
  • Later 2000 — Began offering for sale a variety of merchandise, which now includes T-shirts, hats, posters, a 6-disc DVD set and others.
  • January 10, 2003 — Filed for a United States patent for registration of HOMESTAR RUNNER as a service mark and trademark. This was granted on July 6, 2004 with registration number 2859529.
  • July 3, 2003 — Filed WIPO case No. D2003-0967 against John Zuccarini for "typosquatting" against homestarrunner.com. 1 2
  • September 12–14, 2004 — Booth at the Comic and Game Retailer Summit in Baltimore
  • February 25–27, 2005 — Booth at MegaCon in Orlando, Florida
  • September 2–5, 2005 — Booth at Dragon Con '05 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • April 30, 2007 — Registered the domain name whatthepfargtl.com
  • November 2, 2018 — Listed payment recipient for the "Trogdor!! The Board Game by Homestar Runner" Kickstarter campaign's BackerKit add-on items.
  • November 25, 2020 — Licensed Homestar Runner merchandise to Fangamer.

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