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Old 06-15-2017, 10:57 AM   #1
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Gene Simmons wants to trademark rock concert hand gesture

If you've ever been to a rock concert it's likely you've thrown up the horns hand gesture.

Now Gene Simmons wants to own that.

According to The Wrap, the KISS frontman applied to trademark the gesture that's symbolic of rock concerts for decades. Filed June 9, the application described a “hand gesture with the index and small fingers extended upward and the thumb extended perpendicular.”

The Hollywood Reporter noted Simmons said in the application that the gesture was first used on Nov. 14, 1974 as part of KISS' Hotter Than Hell tour.

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If that's the case John Lennon should have trademarked it since he did it on the Yellow Submarine cover and that was well before Gene Simmons did it on Love Gun.
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Re: Gene Simmons wants to trademark rock concert hand gesture

Gene Simmons gives capitalism a bad name. No surprise he didn't do this while Dio was alive, Dio would probably have chewed him out.
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No surprise he didn't do this while Dio was alive, Dio would probably have chewed him out.
No kidding.
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Re: Gene Simmons wants to trademark rock concert hand gesture

He would try to trademark (and put a Kiss logo on) oxygen if he thought he could get away with it
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Hey, Gene. Trademark this hand gesture!!

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No kidding.
Actually, Wendy Dio is chewing him out.
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Re: Gene Simmons wants to trademark rock concert hand gesture

Capitalism at it's worst.
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Re: Gene Simmons wants to trademark rock concert hand gesture

Rock world mocks Gene Simmons' hand gesture trademark bid

Nikki Sixx and Ronnie James Dio’s widow have mocked Gene Simmons’ bid to trademark his signature ‘devil horns’ hand gesture.

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Gene Simmons abandons trademark request for devil horns hand gesture

http://www.hennemusic.com/2017/06/ge...k-request.html
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