Alpha Kappa Alpha has made history again. The sorority which is the oldest Greek-letter organization established in America by Black college women, has become the first not-for-profit organization to secure a federal registration for a sound mark by trademarking their popular “Skee-Wee” call.
The sorority took to their public Facebook account on Friday to let the world know that they had secured the trademark.
“On January 10, 2017, the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority a sound mark for the “Skee-Wee” call,” they wrote. “Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority not only becomes the first not-for-profit and Greek-lettered organization to secure a federal registration for a sound mark, but the sorority is also the only registrant to register a sound mark for association services, i.e., membership.”
They attached the following Sensory Mark documentation from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Currently Alpha Kappa Alpha has 5 different trademarks surrounding the use of Skee-Wee.
Share this on Facebook if you think it should go VIRAL.
Service4 days ago
6 Ways Black Fraternities/Sororities Can Work to Prevent Substance Abuse on Campus
AKAs3 days ago
Leadership Highlight: Paige Hodges the Basileus of Alpha Kappa Alpha at Howard University
Alphas1 week ago
Leadership Highlight: Dwayne Joquan Altman-Leach the President of Alpha Phi Alpha at University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Leadership Highlight4 days ago
Leadership Highlight: Ngozi Ude the President of Zeta Phi Beta at Loyola University Chicago
Deltas3 days ago
Leadership Highlight: Ugochi Ejiogu the President of Delta Sigma Theta at The University at Buffalo
Leadership Highlight6 days ago
Leadership Highlight: Dawne Stanton the Basileus of Sigma Gamma Rho’s Eta Theta Sigma Alumnae Chapter in Silver Spring, Maryland
AKAs2 days ago
Leadership Highlight: Kingsley-Reigne Pissang the President of Alpha Kappa Alpha at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Omegas6 days ago
Omega Psi Phi’s Steven Reed Was Just Elected The First Black Mayor of Montgomery, Alabama