How They Rank: LG’s Hairstyle Trademarks

Yesterday, Bill mentioned that LG recently filed a bunch of hair-related trademarks for use with mobile phones and computers. Today, we bring you the definitive rankings of the hairstyles LG intends to use as trademarks.

4. The Beehive

Resident Trust Tree expert, Dr. Wik I. Pedia, describes the beehive as “a woman’s hairstyle in which long hair is piled up in a conical shape on the top of the head and slightly backwards pointing, giving some resemblance to the shape of a traditional beehive.”

It was developed in 1960 by National Coiffure Champion Margaret Vinci Heldt and made famous by Audrey Hepburn, who sported the ‘do in Breakfast at Tiffanys.

Worst Beehive – Marge Simpson

Best Beehive – Amy Winehouse

3. Dreadlocks

Perhaps the oldest of the hairstyles LG is seeking to protect, dreadlocks appear in early Egyptian artwork. Originally worn for religious or spiritual reasons, the style has more recently been adopted for fashion purposes.

Athletes beware. Most contact sports, like football and rugby, allow competitors to tackle those sporting the style by their locks. From time to time, a lock or two does not survive. It appears to be painful when that happens.

Worst Dreadlocks – John Travolta in Battlefield Earth

Best Dreadlocks – Bob Marley

2. The Combover

Yes. LG filed an intent to use application for “Combover” – the preferred hairstyle of the follicly challenged.

Ready for an IP fun fact? The combover (or Method for Concealing Partial Baldness) is patented.

Worst Combover – Donald Trump

Best Combover – Bill Murray as Ernie McCracken in Kingpin

1. The Afro

No setup needed here. The hair of Trust Tree’s own Bill Ferrell speaks for itself and justifies the hairstyle’s top ranking.