News and Updates
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October 13, 2020: Hot off the presses! The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted and issued U.S. Utility Patent Number 10,798,987 for The Shore Shoe®.
We received the corresponding design patent last year. Our patent portfolio is growing to go along with our registered trademarks.
July 30, 2020: We received our “Notice of Allowance” from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for The Shore Shoe® Utility Patent.
This means our Utility Patent Application has been approved. In 3 – 6 months we will receive our official certificate of patent.
June 2, 2020: Fanciful Crab (Stylized Character) Mark Certificate of Registration.
We are very pleased to announce the Certificate of Registration for the Fanciful Crab (Stylized Character) mark was issued on June 2, 2020 with Registration Number 6,070,419.
May 21, 2020: Helping out the Seaside Park Beach Patrol.
The Shore Shoe® donated 41 pairs of Stability Sandals™ to the Seaside Park Beach Patrol. They will be used by Beach Rovers.
Thanks to Sam and Landon for helping me unload them from the trailer!
May 12, 2020: Certificate of Registration Approved.
The Certificate of Registration for THE SHORE SHOE® (Standard Character) mark, was issued on May 12, 2020 as Registration Number 6,053,767.
April 14, 2020: United States Design Patent Approved.
Great news and a huge milestone! The Shore Shoe™ received approval of its design patent on april 14th. The design is now protected by U.S. Design Patent D880820. Other U.S. and International Patents are pending.
Feb 7, 2020: Shipment arrives at our warehouse in Atlanta.
Feb 7, 2020: Shipment arrives in Atlanta by Rail.
Feb 5, 2020: Shipping container arrives in the Port of Savannah. (ETA)
Dec 29, 2019: Shipping container departs China on the Cosco Excellence freighter.
Dec 23, 2019: Retained a Customs Agent.
Nov 2019: Retained container (forwarding) shipment consulting firm.
Oct 2019: Received final product sample and ordered first run of 3400 units.
Sept 2019: Webpage Soft Launch.
July 2019: Retained Webpage, Marketing, SEO and Social Media Consulting firm.
July 2019: Received second product sample.
May 2019: Received first product sample.
Nov 2018: Selected our manufacturer.
Oct 2018: Received bids from four Asian product manufactures.
July 2018-Present: Retained a Supply Chain-Product Development Manager to handle all Asian affairs.
April 2018-Present: Retained a Professional Engineer for product design.
Jan 2018-Present: Retained a second Intellectual Property Attorney. This attorney has become TSS’s attorney of record.
Dec 2017-May 2018: Initially Retained the assistance aid of a Webpage Designer.
Nov 2017-June 2018: Initially Retained the assistance of Intellectual Property Attorney.
Oct 2017-Present: Retained a Technology-based Consultant.
Oct-Nov 2017: Acquired LLC Status.
Oct 2017: Decided to move forward with product development.
Aug 2017: Mounted vinyl wall board slabs to the bottom of a worn pair of sandals and tested them on the beach.
April 2016-August 2017: Searched the internet and multiple retail stores looking for a footwear product that helped with balance and stability while walking on soft sand.