ScholarshipPoints.Com submitted a trademark application for the label scholarship points back in August 2012. A licensed attorney was retained and he was paid a substantial amount of sum.
Despite his apparent law degree, and assumed intelligence, attorney Michael J. Bevilacqua failed to deliver. On December 19th, 2012, the U.S. Patent and Trademark office informed Michael J. Bevilacqua that the term "scholarshippoints" was not suitable for registration.
This legal analysis was already published on the NAAS.ORG website in September 2012. We announced that the term "scholarship points" was not worthy or suitable for trademark registration. However, we published our legal analysis for free. When you are an attorney, and you are approached by a client willing to spend several thousands of dollars, however, a legal opinion becomes a for-profit decision.
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