Hasbro, the owners of Monopoly, has opposed a drinking board game’s attempt to register its name, DRINKOPOLY, as a trademark.
DC Comics has opposed a Colorado-based company’s attempt to register its SHAZAM HOME SERVICES trademark in association with its handyman business claiming the name is too confusing to that of the lead character of its new blockbuster movie.
A court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the estate of Dr. Seuss claiming ComicMix’s Dr. Seuss / Star Trek mash up book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Boldly Go!” is protected by fair use and therefore not copyright infringement.
Two very active trademark filers and opposers are going to battle concerning Monster Energy’s attempt to register the ULTRA KRYPTONITE trademark with DC Comics claiming they own exclusive rights to the KRYPTONITE trademark.
Marvel has opposed Corey Goode, an alien conspiracy theorist, attempt to register a trademark for RETURN OF THE GUARDIANS claiming it is confusingly similar to Marvel’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY trademark.
The Paris Distilling Company, LLC attempt to register the trademark for its booze, OLD BARBEE was opposed by Mattel, the owner of the BARBIE trademark, but the booze company defaulted in responding to the opposition and appears to be walking away from the registration.
Jonathan Bertuccelli, the creator of the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans Mascot, King Cake Baby, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the makers and producers of Happy Death Day claiming the killer wore a mask that is too similar to Bertuccelli’s creation.
Marvel and DC Comics, claiming ownership to the SUPERHERO trademark, have joined forces to oppose the trademark for an upcoming 41 Entertainment LLC animated television show named “Superhero Summer Camp”.
Nintendo has opposed a game developer’s attempt to register a trademark for its new game “Cryptotokemon” claiming it is too confusing with its famous POKEMON trademark.
DC Comics has opposed a trademark for a cartoon character, SUPERDURAGMAN, that was clearly inspired by Superman.