Red Sox, White Sox Face Fight Over 'Soxx' Trademark Bid

Law360, New York (May 2, 2012, 7:55 PM EDT) -- A company called INC International on Tuesday fired back against the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox, which have teamed up to block the company's application for a trademark on the term “Soxx” for use on running shoes.

INC on Tuesday denied the teams' accusations that its proposed mark would tread on the clubs' famous reputations, filing a response to their objection with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. The answer offered little details other than to deny the...
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