Trademarkology: The Law of the Brand

Trademarkology: The Law of the Brand

Tag Archives: Las Vegas

The Fight Over the “Golden Knights”

Posted in Brands, Trademarks
Since becoming a Nashvillian a little over a year ago, I’ve fallen in love with a new sport: hockey. Hockey fever is infectious and its contraction was almost unavoidable as the Nashville Predators made it all the way to the Stanley Cup Final for the 2016-2017 season. This year, there is a new team that… Continue Reading

NHL Team Trademark Gets Iced

Posted in Trademarks
The National Hockey League is adding a new expansion team in Las Vegas that will play its home games in the impressive new T-Mobile Arena located on the strip.  The new team is scheduled to start playing in the 2017-2018 NHL season.  So, this new team will need a new team name and—you guessed it—trademarks!… Continue Reading

City Slogan Trademarks: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Posted in Brands, Trademarks
Tourism is big business. It generates $2.1 trillion in economic output and supports 14.9 million American jobs according to the U.S. Travel Association. Many cities are branding themselves to compete for these tourism dollars. These branding efforts often lead to the development of slogans that are protected by federally registered trademarks. While some of these… Continue Reading