Brand Battles: Snoop Dogg, Maple Leafs Fight Over Trademark

Law360, New York (November 10, 2016, 8:15 PM EST) -- In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Snoop Dogg and the Toronto Maple Leafs tussle over similar names and logos, Applebee's takes on a Vermont coffee roaster over "Brewtus," and Apple brags about its environmental chops in an opposition against a "Green Apple" mark.

Leaf Beef

The history of sports is full of rivalries. Yankees vs. Red Sox. Celtics vs. Lakers. Ali vs. Frazier. How about Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Snoop Dogg?

That’s right: The National Hockey League team filed...
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