Army challenging Golden Knights' name, saying they own it

Army challenging Golden Knights' name, saying they own it
The U.S. Army filed a challenge with the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Wednesday to the Vegas Golden Knights' name, saying that it is associated with their military branch.? In its filing, the Army says that the team "has chosen and used a similar black gold/yellow white color scheme on uniforms, marketing, advertisements and its hockey arena, mimicking the opposer's colors and further adding to the likelihood of confusion of the public." Army says it has used the Golden Knights name since 1969 in connection with its parachute team and with recruiting, and that it owns "common law rights in color scheme black gold/yellow white." The new NHL expansion franchise, which started play this season, revealed its name and logos to the world in November 2016, after filing to trademark other options. The Army expressed its opposition to the mark 10 months later, in September 2017; the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office gave 30 days for anyone... 
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