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Article Date: August 2023
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Nike Wins SNKRS Appeal


The Eager Beavertons see the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board overturn an earlier decision that the “SNKRS” mark was a generic term for sneakers and not distinctive enough to register. Nike applied to register the mark in 2020 for services that include an online marketplace for footwear and apparel, but the USPTO rejected the bid the following year. However, the board reversed that decision stating that the ... Log in to view full article.

 


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