IPNews® – Daniel Jones, the recently drafted quarterback for the New York Giants, has filed a trademark application for the nickname “Danny Dimes.”

Jones and his agent have begun to notice multiple companies creating and selling unlicensed merchandise featuring the nickname. Also, its appears that two other Danny Dimes trademark applications were filed before Jones’

IPNews® – A Florida-based chapter of The Society of Professional Journalists has filed a trademark application for “Fake News”.

The group is also reportedly already policing use by sending cease and desist letters to alleged infringers, including to Donald Trump himself. The effort will likely be an uphill battle. To continue reading, click: Journalist Group

IPNews® – The USPTO denied Tom Brady’s application to register a trademark on the nickname “Tom Terrific.”

New York Mets fans rejoiced as Tom Seaver’s legacy was cemented as the true Tom Terrific. Tom Brady has accepted the decision and claims that we was partially doing it to protect Tom Seaver. To continue reading, click:

IPNews® – Sour Patch Kids creator Mondelez Canada Inc. has filed a trademark lawsuit against a THC-infused gummy candy called “Stoney Patch.”

Mondelez believes that the Stoney Patch brand gummies are causing brand confusion. Stoney Patch is accused of using this branding to target children. To continue reading, click: Sour Patch Kids Files Trademark Lawsuit

IPNews® – The battle between Yosemite and Delaware North over ownership of the iconic names associated with Yosemite has finally concluded.

The original names will be restored to Yosemite and the park is undergoing the changes now. In the end Yosemite and its new concessionaire agreed to pay $12 million to have the names restored.

IPNews® – Deckers has won a $450,000 trademark infringement award over use of the term “Ugg” on boots.

Australian Leather had unsuccessfully argued that “Ugg” is a generic term which refers to the type of boot. The case is continuing over patent claims and Deckers is also seeking recovery of its attorney’s fees. To continue