LITTLE People, Big World patriarch Matt Roloff’s trademark for Roloff Farms has expired, as the business name was dissolved ahead of pumpkin season.
Matt, 61, owns and runs Roloff Farms – a 143-acre property known for its famous pumpkin season – in Hillsboro, Oregon.
The Little People, Big World star has two trademarks for Roloff Farms, which were filed in 2014.
The U.S. Sun can exclusively reveal both trademarks expired in 2021 because Matt did not file to renew them.
The trademarks covered, according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office: “Educational services, namely, providing courses of instruction in the fields of agriculture, fruits, vegetables, farming and animals; providing information in the field of wedding planning and wedding parties.
“Organizing community-supported agricultural cultural programs and community-shared agricultural cultural events; conducting guided tours of a farm featuring pumpkin picking; arranging and conducting educational farm tours.”
They also covered: “Organizing community fall festivals featuring a variety of activities, namely picking of vegetables and providing wagon tours and pony rides; conducting guided educational tours for groups in pumpkin patches, vegetable fields, conducting guided farm tours featuring pick it yourself and pick your own fruits and vegetables.”
Matt has filed no new trademark applications since these two expired.
This comes after The U.S. Sun previously reported the business name for Roloff Farms, Inc. has been dissolved by the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office.
The license was administratively dissolved on April 13 because Matt, who is listed as the President and Secretary of the company, failed to file an annual report for the 2023 year.
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The business name is now officially listed as inactive, as the annual report was due in February.
The description for the business reads: “Farming and pumpkin season agritainment.”
According to the Oregon Secretary of State, having an active business name is essential to companies.
The website reads: “Registering a business name tells the public – and other businesses – who is doing business under that name.
“The law requires people doing business in Oregon under an assumed name to register it as a public record with the Oregon Secretary of State Corporation Division. This registration lets the public know that the holder of the name intends to do business under that name.
“It both aids business owners in establishing their name with other businesses and gives the public contact information for legal proceedings. It’s just like when you create a business, such as a corporation or limited liability company, the required organization documents must be filed with us.”
The website continued: “Those who do business with an unregistered assumed business name may not have standing in court to pursue or defend legal actions. They also may find it difficult to do business, for example, getting licenses, opening bank accounts and entering into contracts.”
Despite the inactive business, Matt announced pumpkin season will return for the 2023 year.
A rep for Roloff Farms did not respond to The U.S. Sun’s request for comment.
The U.S. Sun previously reported the Oregon Secretary of State also dissolved Matt’s business license for his production company R6Productions, Inc. in October 2022 because Matt did not file an annual report.
R6Productions, Inc. is a production company Matt launched with his then-wife Amy, 60, in 2006.
The company does not produce the family’s TLC reality show, Little People, Big World.
FEUD OVER FARM
The Little People, Big World star has been in a nasty feud with his twin sons, Jeremy and Zach, both 32, as they were unable to come to a financial agreement over the sale of the farm.
Matt refused his sons’ offers on the property.
The rejection ignited a rift between the pair, which Zach and his wife, Tori, have talked about on the show.
He said: “The north side is the 30 acres my mom and dad shared, and the whole thing was weird, he starts making excuses… suddenly me and my wife are not good enough to run the farm.
“Whether we don’t have the money, don’t have the skill set.”
The argument has further caused a divide among the family, as Zach opted to take a step back from his duties at the farm.
Zach and his wife and kids decided to move from their Oregon home to their new $1million abode in Battle Ground, Washington.
Jeremy made a similar move, as he purchased his own farm with his wife, Audrey.
He previously put in an offer on the property, which Matt also rejected.
Audrey wrote on Instagram around that time, saying that not buying the farm was the “death of a dream.”
Fans suspected at one point that Matt and his ex-wife Amy’s youngest son, Jacob, would take over the farm, as he is photographed there often working alongside his father.
Matt put 16 acres of the farm up for sale for a whopping $4million on May 12, including the main house.
He took it off the market in October 2022 and then listed the main house for rent.