NBA

westbrook

  • Owner: Russell Westbrook Enterprises, Inc. (@russwest44)
    • Filed §1(a) on November 28, 2015
  • IC 18: Leather Goods (i.e. Backpacks, book bags, sports bags, bum bags, wallets and handbags; Luggage)
  • Notes: Westbrook plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder and was a First-Team All-NBA selection in 2016. … First Use in Commerce was April 27, 2015. … Wasserman Media is listed as the Correspondent, which is located in Los Angeles, California.

“Money Green”

  • Owner: Draymond Green (@Money23Green)
    • Filed §1(a) on December 16, 2014
  • IC 25: Clothing
  • Notes: Green, a member of the Golden State Warriors, was a Second-Team All-NBA selection in 2016. … First Use in Commerce was November 12, 2014. … Darren Heitner, a Sports Law Brief guest, is noted as the attorney of record. … Interestingly enough, registration was initially refused in April 2015 because there was a likelihood of confusion with “Money Green” (owned by HK Designs, IC 14: Jewelry); however, that mark was cancelled in January 2016 because the company did not file a Section 8 Declaration, which is needed between the fifth and sixth year after registration.

“JL7”

  • Owner: Jeremy Lin (@JLin7)
    • Filed §1(a) on November 5, 2015
  • IC 18: Leather goods (i.e. Backpacks and duffel bags)
  • IC 21: Housewares and glass (i.e. Water bottles)
  • IC 25: Clothing
  • IC 28: Toys and sporting goods
  • Notes: Lin, formerly of the Charlotte Hornets, recently signed a three-year, $36 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets. … First Use in Commerce for all classes was September 7, 2015.

LAC

  • Owner: LA Clippers LLC (@LAClippers)
    • Filed §1(b) on April 21, 2015
  • IC 28: Toys and sporting goods
  • Notes: First Use in Commerce was October 2015.

nba

  • Owner: NBA Properties
    • Filed §1(b) on May 26, 2015
  • IC 41: Entertainment and Educational services
  • Notes: As the mark suggests, the 2016 NBA All Star Game was held in Toronto. … The West defeated the East, 196-173, as Westbrook took home the game’s MVP trophy.

“GREAT ASSIST”

  • Owner: Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. (@Globies)
    • Filed §1(b) on August 5, 2015
  • IC 41: Entertainment services
  • Notes: First Use in Commerce was October 6, 2015. … The company is located in Phoenix, Arizona.

NFL/Other Football

“NEXT GEN STATS”

“NEXT GENERATIONAL STATS”

  • Owner: NFL Properties
    • Filed §1(a) for both marks on September 30, 2015
  • IC 41: Entertainment services (i.e. Providing information in the field of football which is compiled by tracking the real time motion and performance of football players during professional football games, provided by means of television, cable, satellite, or via a global computer network, a commercial on-line computer service, or other digital platforms)
  • Notes: First Use in Commerce was September 25, 2014. … The mark includes a disclaimer, which specifies that “No claim is made to the exclusive right to use ‘STATS’ apart from the mark as shown.”

robbie gould

  • Owner: Robbie Gould
    • Filed §1(b) on April 11, 2014
  • IC 25: Clothing
  • IC 28: Golf balls and golf covers
  • Notes: Gould plays for the Chicago Bears. … First Use in Commerce for both classes was February 2014.

“LACELESS TRAINING”

“SLICK TRAINING”

  • Owner: Wilson Sporting Goods
    • Filed §1(b) for both marks on April 15, 2015
  • IC 28: Footballs
  • Notes: First Use in Commerce was January 15, 2016. … The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Chicago, Illinois.

Baseball

daytona

  • Owner: Big Game Florida, LLC
    • Filed §1(a) on January 9, 2015
  • IC 16: Leather Goods (i.e. Autograph books, printed game tickets, score sheets)
  • Notes: The Tortugas are the Class-A minor league affiliate for the Cincinnati Reds after previously serving as one of the Chicago Cubs’ minor league affiliates. … The team plays their home games in Jackie Robinson Ballpark, which seats roughly 4,200 fans.

Golf

“LOUDMOUTH UNIVERSITY”

  • Owner: Loudmouth Golf, LLC
    • Filed §1(b) on July 6, 2014
  • IC 25: Clothing
  • Notes: First Use in Commerce was February 28, 2015. … In March 2016, the USPTO deemed the application as abandoned because Loudmouth Golf did not file timely a Statement of Use or an Extension Request. … However, the company successfully filed a Petition to Revive Statement of Use in April 2015. … Founded in 2000, Loudmouth Golf is stationed in Sonoma County, California.

range

  • Owner: Range To Go, Inc.
    • Filed §1(a) on October 14, 2015
  • IC 28: Toys and Sporting goods (i.e. Driving practice mats; Golf training apparatus, namely, golf practice platforms)
  • Notes: First Use in Commerce was February 17, 2014.

Other

“For the good of the players”

  • Owner: Full90 Sports, Inc.
    • Filed §1(a) on November 5, 2015
  • IC 09: Protective headgear for soccer
  • Notes: First use in Commerce was May 1, 2006. … The company is based in San Diego, California.

“STEVIE WILLIAMS”

  • Owner: Stevie Williams, Individual
    • Filed §1(a) on October 7, 2015
  • IC 41: Entertainment and Educational services
  • Notes: First Use in Commerce was January 1, 1994. … Williams is a professional skateboarder and was the first in his profession to be sponsored by Reebok. … In 2011, Transworld Skateboarding touted Williams as one of the most influential skateboarders of all time, debuting at no.27. … His actual name is Steven Lassiter.

blog

  • Owner: Mark F. Wright, Individual
    • Filed §1(a) on October 19, 2015
  • IC 41: Educational services (i.e. Online journals, namely, blogs featuring legal guidance for bloggers)
  • Notes: First Use in Commerce was October 28, 2014. … While this mark, and Wright’s blog for that matter, does not include sports by any means, I had to include it for obvious purposes. … Wright lives in Mesa, Arizona.

 

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