Basic Trademark Information

This post and the video above are designed to look at some of the basic information surrounding a federal trademark. Including what a trademark protects, why you should obtain a federal trademark, a comparison of a trademark to a patent or copyright, and how our trademark attorneys can help you in the process of obtaining [...]

Basic Trademark Information2020-06-20T10:05:48-04:00

Famous Jameis – Trademark Protection and Branding

“Famous Jameis” is betting on the future by cashing out on his nickname. Jameis Winston, potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick, has filed to trademark “Famous Jameis.” This nickname was given to him during his time at Florida State, where he won the Heisman Trophy and only lost one game as a starter in 2013. [...]

Famous Jameis – Trademark Protection and Branding2020-06-20T10:05:48-04:00

USPTO Cancels Six Trademarks of the Washington Redskins

For more than 20 years, there has been a movement to rid sports of nicknames and mascots that refer to Native Americans. Many teams have voluntarily changed their name, such as: Miami University RedHawks (formerly Redskins until 1996); Marquette University Golden Eagles (formerly Warriors until 1994); St. John’s University Red Storm (formerly Redmen until 1994); [...]

USPTO Cancels Six Trademarks of the Washington Redskins2020-06-20T10:05:48-04:00