The M Brand Trademark

USMMA PRESS RELEASE ABCCMM Protects their M Brand Trademark in the US On December 25th, the US Patent and Trademark Office awarded the Horseshoe M Brand Trademark in the U.S. to the ABCCMM, the Brazilian Mangalarga Marchador Association. The trademark is an M inside of a horseshoe. The M Brand is placed on the shoulder of an…

Tresa Smith assumes Presidency

Effective August 1st, Lynn Kelley, a founding member and President of the USMMA stepped down as President and Vice President, Tresa Smith, also a founding member of the association, assumed the role of President. Tresa is an owner, breeder and importer of Mangalarga Marchadors in Montana. She discovered the breed while working in Brazil during…

M Brand Trademark

On September 30, 2004, the ABCCMM filed a U.S. Trademark application for recognition of its international trademark, the M brand in use in Brazil since 1950. Click here to download the Press Release.  Founding USMMA members Tresa Smith, John Kelley and Lynn Kelley are coordinating and funding the effort on behalf of the ABCCMM. pressrelease