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Cubs, Nationals Launch Another Trademark Opposition Over A 'W' Logo - Intellectual Property News

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Posted on: Jan 10, 2019

From techdirt:

Back in 2015, we wrote about a really dumb trademark dispute between a financial services firm and two Major League Baseball teams, the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs, over the letter "W." This insanity went on for years, with the MLB teams claiming there would be some sort of customer confusion in the public between professional baseball teams and a company that provided money management.

Well, in case you thought that this was insanity of the one-off variety, both baseball clubs are back at it with opposition for the trademark of Starwood Hotels and Resorts, whose logo is, you guessed it, a "W."

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