Everyday things you didn’t know were trademarked (19 photos) By: Brian Boone Also in: Awesome, Facts Mar 20, 2017 109 Liked! 25 Disliked 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter + View All Slides 1 “Fluffernutter” is a registered trademark of Durkee-Mower, the company that makes marshmallow fluff, the main ingredient in a fluffernutter. Begin Slideshow Advertisement 2 What does the Q in Q-Tip stand for? Quality. It’s also a registered trademark of the Unilever Corporation. Advertisement 3 A guide dog or assistance dog is only really a “seeing eye dog” if the animal was trained at Seeing Eye Inc. in New Jersey. Advertisement 4 “Frisbee” is a name owned by the WHAM-O toy company. Advertisement 5 Botox is the trademarked name brand of the botulinum toxin. Advertisement 6 Any power yard tool not made by Husqvarna isn’t really a “Weed Eater.” Advertisement 7 The best part of a hockey game is when the Zamboni machine resurfaces the ice. It is a trademarked name, and is named after inventor Frank Zamboni. Advertisement 8 It’s called a stun gun, but it’s usually called a taser. It’s actually a trademarked term, TASER, which stands for “Thomas A. Swift’s Electric Rifle.” 9 If you sell houses for a living, you’re a real estate agent. If you’re a real estate agent who is a member of the National Association of Realtors, only then can you call yourself a realtor. 10 Butterscotch was invented by the Parkinson’s Doncaster Butterscotch Company, and it trademarked the name in the early 1800s. 11 Comparing anything to a “dumpster fire” isn’t cool with the Dempster Brothers, the company that owns the rights to the name “Dumpster.” 12 The rights to the image with a bag with a dollar sign on it, like what a robber would use to rob a bank in an old cartoon, is owned by Gene Simmons of KISS. 13 Michael Buffer, the “let’s get ready to rumble” guy from pro wrestling trademarked his own catchphrase. Only he’s allowed to use it. 14 Gerber makes baby food and baby clothes, and they own the trademark to the term “onesie,” generally use to describe any one-piece baby outfit. 15 Bubble wrap is the trademarked product of the Sealed Air Corporation. 16 Any Jacuzzi is a hot tub, but only hot tubs made by Jacuzzi can properly be called a Jacuzzi. 17 “Ping-pong” is what it sounds like when the ball hits the table, and it was trademarked by a table tennis gear manufacturer as a brand name in 1901. 18 That extra-bitter baby broccoli you don’t eat at a steakhouse is called broccolini. That term was registered by the Sakata Seed Company of Japan, which invented the broccoli-kale hybrid. 19 Your sick moves down at the lake are on your “personal watercraft,” unless it’s made by Kawasaki, in which case it is actually a Jet Ski. 20 Related Video: This dog is a table tennis pro 21 Up Next: Puppies make me happy (67 Photos) Next Scroll down for more content.