Happy World Emoji Day! Which Emojis are Trademarks?
Have you wondered how many emojis are trademarked? Below is the full list of 151 live marks, applications and registrations. Some are in the more traditional emoticon form, using brackets ( ) and ; : etc. but many are in the more modern design form that was developed in Japan starting in 1999, and formalized in Unicode in 2010.
A few examples:
If the mark is registered, it has a number in the Reg. Number column. Otherwise, it's an application. If there is nothing in Word Mark, then it's a design or logo.