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U.S. Patent Office Denies Vegas NHL Team's "Golden Knights" Trademark Request

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 08 / 16

The Golden Knights’ trademark request "was denied" yesterday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office because of a "'likelihood of confusion' with the registered mark" of The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y., according to Ben Gotz of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. Saint Rose also uses the N...

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