Kiss Frontman Unlikely To Get 'Horns' Gesture Trademark

By Bill Donahue (June 14, 2017, 8:25 PM EDT) -- Kiss lead singer Gene Simmons is trying to register the famous rock 'n' roll "horns" hand gesture as a trademark, a move that has legal experts scratching their heads.

Simmons, 67, filed an application June 9 at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to register "a hand gesture with the index and small fingers extended upward and the thumb extended perpendicular" as a trademark for "live performances and personal appearances by a musical artist."

Gene Simmons, right, says he should get a trademark registration for the famous rock "horns" gesture. That's one variation of a gesture known as "the sign of...

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