Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

So who is DC Comics opposing over trademark registration? Unlike copyright, if a trademark holder doesn't oppose others trying to use that trademark, they are at risk of losing it. Which is why companies like DC spend millions keeping their trademarks active. Here are a few challenges this year already…

We have Cellular Nerd of North Carolina, trying to register this image.

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

Baby Bat Beauty of Philadelphia for cosmetics.

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

Nathanael P Senn for SuperiorCoin, a new blockchain currency.

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

Joy Buolamwini of Massachussetts for charitable mathematics and artificial intelligence trying to register Algorithmic Justice League.

Mr Senior Proofer of Los Angeles for this image. Their application has now been terminated.

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

David Oetken of Iowa for this image, now abandoned.

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

Jessica Williams of Seattle, Washington, for The Superwoman Project for educational purposes.

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

Japan's Sakura Kogyo Co, for exhaust systems.

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

Strittmatter of Texas for their Air conditioning, heating, plumbing and roofing services.

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

And Donavan Butler for his cartoon character Superduragman…

And all being challenged by Warner Bros' trademark lawyers. Will any of them take it all the way?

 

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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