Under Armour Can't Nix All 'Offshore Armor' Marks At TTAB
Law360, New York (November 2, 2015, 4:11 PM EST) -- The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has rejected Under Armour's attempt to cancel a rival's registration for a stylized "Evade Offshore Armor" mark for shirts and other fishing-related apparel after finding the mark was not likely to cause confusion with Under Amour's name but has canceled registrations for the "Offshore" marks in plain text.
A three-judge panel on Thursday held that a stylized version of Evade LLC's "Offshore" mark would not be confusing to customers, concluding that no such likelihood of confusion exists with respect to Under Armour's "Armour" mark even though both will be used on goods, such as shirts, that...
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