Megan Thee Stallion filed for a trademark for the signature phrase that was used to promote her single “Hot Girl Summer,” released in 2019.
The phrase became widely popular and driven by social media trends while the song launched Megan Thee Stallion’s career as it landed her the first Billboard No. 1 song of her blossoming career.
According to Trademark Attorney Josh Gerben of Gerben Law Firm, the rapper was granted the trademark on January 4, 2022, almost two years after she had initially filed for ownership under her company Hot Girl Trademark Holdings, LLC, which holds several intellectual property interests, including her music and performances.
Gerben also shared the registered trademark for Class 41 for “MEGAN THEE STALLION,” which will cover live performances, entertainment services, and music production services, both online and in-person, as well as other music-related items such as ringtones and musical tours.
The trademark also covers sound recordings such as CDs and DVDs and in electronic games and streaming music and images, other multimedia content, and a wide variety of things like posters, day planners, pen and pencil sets, tour books, and concert programs.