Category: Trademarks

Tom Brady Gets Sacked at the USPTO

Love him or hate him, everyone agrees that NFL Quarterback Tom Brady is terrific, except the USPTO.  Earlier this year, Mr. Brady’s company filed to register the trademark “Tom Terrific” for t-shirts and various other collectible items.  Yesterday, the USPTO rejected those applications.  Why did continue reading...

Gatorade: The Sport Fuel Company for “Average Joes”

In 2016, SportFuel sued PepsiCo for using their registered trademark “SPORTFUEL” in a slogan used to advertise Gatorade products. SportFuel is a personalized nutrition consulting firm in Chicago. They also market sports drinks and supplements, like their “energizing phytonutrient powder mix” which contains the antioxidant continue reading...

INTA Boston: Highlights from Bean Town

If you missed the 2019 Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association in Boston, or if you were there but were spending time with colleagues and friends, the Dorsey trademark team is here to provide a brief overview of some interesting seminars we attended and continue reading...