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Foot Locker Files Trademarks for ‘WOOLWORTH’

Foot Locker has filed two new trademarks applications for ‘WOOLWORTH.’ The applications, filed on February 10th, indicate that Foot Locker has an intent to launch a Woolworth retail store as well as Woolworth brand of clothing, footwear and headwear. Both of these applications were filed on an intent to use basis, meaning that Foot Locker […]

Shawn Carter Files New Trademarks for JAY Z

Shawn Carter has filed two new trademark applications for his professional name, JAY Z. While Carter already owns the JAY Z trademark registration in relation to entertainment services and musical recordings, the applications filed on February 13 cover a wide range of products. The trademark applications indicate that Carter has an intent to sell JAY […]

USPTO Refuses Fox Media’s “OK BOOMER” Trademark Application

Fox Media’s trademark application for “OK BOOMER” was refused by the USPTO on February 4th. In issuing the refusal, the USPTO examiner found that “OK BOOMER” was a widely used and common place message. The rule that was applied by the examiner, 1202.04(b), essentially states that you cannot register a meme or a popular phrase […]

Little League Baseball Files Trademark for New Logo

Little League Baseball has filed a trademark application for a new logo. Submitted on January 27, the application was filed on an intent-to-use basis, meaning that Little League Baseball signed a sworn statement that the league intends to use the logo in association with all the goods and services they listed. This includes goods such […]

Tennessee Titans File Trademark Application for “TAKE EVERYTHING”

The Tennessee Titans filed a trademark application for “TAKE EVERYTHING” on January 17th. The “TAKE EVERYTHING” phrase has been featured in many of the Titan’s Hype videos this off-season and it is currently being used on some clothing in their online shop. The filing was made just two days before the AFC Championship Game, where […]

Lamar Jackson Files Trademark for “YOU ARE GOING TO GET A BOWL OUT OF ME, BELIEVE THAT!”

Baltimore Ravens quarterback, Lamar Jackson, has filed a trademark for “YOU ARE GOING TO GET A BOWL OUT OF ME, BELIEVE THAT!” The application was filed on January 16th, just five days after the Ravens lost to the Titans in the divisional round of the playoffs. The phrase originates from the day Jackson was drafted […]

An Overview of Kirk Cousins’ Trademark Application for “YOU VIKE THAT!”

Following the Minnesota Vikings’  trademark application for “GO GET IT,” many people have been wondering if Kirk Cousins owns a trademark for “You Vike That.” Kirk filed an application for the phrase on March 20, 2018, but the registration is still pending with the USPTO. The application has gone through the examination process and it […]

Jimmy Garoppolo Files Trademark for “FEELS GREAT BABY”

Jimmy Garoppolo’s agents, Yee and Dubin Sports, have filed six trademark applications for “FEELS GREAT BABY” and “IT FEELS GREAT BABY.” The slogan comes from week 8 of the NFL season when, after a win that set the 49ers up with an 8-0 record, Erin Andrews asked Jimmy Garopollo how it felt to be 8-0. […]

Terrell Owens Files Trademark Application for “GOATNESS”

Prototype81, a company owned by Terrell Owens, has filed a new trademark application for “GOATNESS.” Owens is a listed as a 51% owner of the LLC on Operating Agreements that have been provided in prior USPTO filings. The application, submitted to the USPTO on December 14th, was filed on “intent to use” basis.  This means […]

Marshawn Lynch Files Trademark Application for “BEAST QUAKE”

Marshawn Lynch has filed a trademark application for “BEAST QUAKE.” The filing was made with the USPTO on December 17, just days before Marshawn re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks. Beast Quake refers to the play that Marshawn made last time he played for Seattle, where he broke nine tackles on route to a 67-yard touchdown […]

Jaguars Quarterback Gardner Minshew Files 3 Trademarks

Jacksonville Jaguars Quarterback Gardner Minshew has filed three trademark applications for MISSISSIPPI MUSTACHE, MINSHEW MANIA, and MINSHEW MAGIC. Minshew filed all three applications on November 21st, during a period of downtime when Nick Foles was back under center for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Each of the new filings were made on a 1(b) basis, meaning that […]

Daniel Jones Files Trademark for “DANNY DIMES”

NFL quarterback Daniel Jones has filed a trademark application for his nickname “Danny Dimes.” The October 15th filing was made by Hermitage Company LLC and signed by Daniel Jones as the owner or member of the entity. Moreover, the trademark application lists the address of record as Daniel Jones’s parents’ home address in Charlotte, North […]