Brian Dawkins Trademarks
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September 27, 2023
Brian Dawkins is a retired American football player. He played for more than a decade and a half in the National Football League and has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Brian Patrick Dawkins Sr. is originally from Jacksonville, Florida, where he played football and basketball at William Raines High School. He began dating his future wife, Connie Kerrin, while at Raines High School, and the two married while they were attending college at Clemson University.
During his years at Clemson, he had 11 interceptions and 247 tackles. He received First-team All-ACC honors as a junior. He was named Second-team All-American as a senior and led the ACC in interceptions. He was inducted into Clemson University’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009 and was honored as the First-team strong safety on Clemson’s All-Centennial team.
Dawkins was invited to the 1996 NFL Combine where he ran a 4.61-second, forty-yard dash and had a 35-inch vertical jump. He was drafted in the second round of the NFL Draft that year by the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Eagles named him the first backup free safety and he made his professional debut in the team’s season opener. His first professional start was in week two in a loss to the Green Bay Packers. During that game, he had eleven tackles and was subsequently named the team’s starting free safety going forward. He had a standout game in week 5 against the Dallas Cowboys. He recorded eight tackles and a forced fumble. He also had his first career sack, which was on Cowboys’ Hall of Fame quarterback, Troy Aikman. At the end of the season, he played in his first playoff game. It was a loss in the wildcard round to the San Francisco 49ers, where he had six tackles. For his rookie season, he had 74 tackles, one sack, and three interceptions.
In his second season, Dawkins had his first professional touchdown when he returned an interception. He had a good season, starting every game that season except for one, due to injury. That year he had 74 tackles, three interceptions, and a touchdown. Dawkins continued to play well for the Eagles, signing a new three-year contract with the organization in 1999. That year he recorded a sack, a touchdown, 73 tackles, six forced fumbles, and four interceptions. He was voted to his first Pro Bowl.
He was again named to the Pro Bowl in 2000. In 2001, Dawkins helped the Eagles go all the way to the NFC Championship, where they lost to the St. Louis Rams. During the game, he had six tackles and a deflected pass. Dawkins had an outstanding season in 2002, which culminated in another Pro Bowl as well as a new six-year, $43 million contract with the Eagles. In 2003, he only appeared in seven games due to injuries, including a foot injury that kept him out several games.
In 2004, Dawkins had 69 tackles and 4 interceptions. In 2005, he had 77 tackles and 3 interceptions and in 2006, 93 tackles and 4 interceptions. He was voted to the Pro Bowl for each of those years. He was honored as First-team All-Pro in 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2006. He played for the Eagles through the 2008 NFL season. During that time, he amassed 26 sacks, 34 interceptions, and 898 tackles.
In 2009, Dawkins signed a five-year contract with the Denver Broncos. He had a banner year, starting in every game, he recorded two interceptions, 11 passes defended, three fumble recoveries, and 116 combined tackles. He was honored as Second-team All-Pro and was voted to the Pro Bowl. He played two more seasons for Denver, attending the 2012 Pro Bowl as a replacement for an injured player. He decided to retire at the end of that season. He signed a contract with Philadelphia for one day so that he could retire as an Eagle. After his playing career, he worked for the team as an administrator and was part of the office responsible for the Eagles’ victory in Super Bowl LII.
Brian Dawkins was inducted into the Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame and in 2018 was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
In 2021, Brian Dawkins applied for a trademark for a logo which is a cross with the stylized words “BD 20 BLESSED BY THE BEST” for use on t-shirts.
He applied for a federal trademark registration for the phrase “BLESSED BY THE BEST” for use with non-fiction books about personal empowerment, motivation, growth, and personal fulfillment. He also filed a trademark application for this phrase for use on bracelets. Additionally, he applied for a trademark for “BLESSED BY THE BEST” for charitable services such as mentoring, education, and motivational services.
In 2021, Dawkins filed a trademark application for “WEAPON X ACADEMY” for leadership development, life coaching services, and personal development.
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IC 044. US 100 101. G & S providing mental health and wellness information to others, namely, providing information on how to optimize brain function and emotional response.
IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S Charitable services, namely, providing mentoring and educational services in the nature of classes and workshops in the field of mental health and wellness to those in need; Charitable services, namely, providing motivational speaking services to those in need. FIRST USE: 20200800. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20200800.
IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S life coaching services in the field of wellness, personal development and leadership development.
IC 014. US 002 027 028 050. G & S bracelets.
IC 016. US 002 005 022 023 029 037 038 050. G & S series of printed non-fiction books in the field of personal empowerment, personal growth, personal motivation, and/or self-fulfillment.
IC 025. US 022 039. G & S T-shirts. FIRST USE: 20220630. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20220630.