First, applicant argues that the mark is not merely descriptive because consumers will not immediately understand what the underlying wording “generative pre-trained transformer” means. The trademark examining attorney is not convinced. The previously and presently attached Internet evidence demonstrates the extensive and pervasive use in applicant’s software industry of the acronym “GPT” in connection with software that features similar AI technology with ask and answer functions based on pre-trained data sets; the fact that consumers may not know the underlying words of the acronym does not alter the fact that relevant purchasers are adapted to recognizing that the term “GPT” is commonly used in connection with software to identify a particular type of software that features this AI ask and answer technology. Accordingly, this argument is not persuasive.

  • LarmyOfLone
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    5 months ago

    I was pocking fun by searching for “GUID Partition Table” instead of GPT

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      5 months ago

      i see, please excuse my obtusity (im sure that must be a word)

      as a lazy person, however, that sure seems like a lot of letters

      not that i regularly need to look it up to be honest