With Beyoncé reportedly pregnant with her second child, we are reminded of the kerfuffle that followed the birth of her first child. You’ll recall that Beyoncé and Jay-Z named their daughter Blue Ivy, and they did what all proud parents do: They filed a trademark application to protect their baby’s name. That made Boston event planner Veronica Alexandra nervous, because she owns a business called Blue Ivy. She then filed her own trademark application, and in 2012 the US Patent and Trademark Office approved her application. In case Beyoncé and Jay-Z are thinking of naming their second child after another Boston-based business, we thought we’d help with a few suggestions for the sibling of Blue Ivy Carter.
Possible names for Beyoncé’s next baby
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