Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

We haven't done this a while, but it can often expose the thoughts, priorities, and plans for a company such as DC Comics going forward. Of late DC Comics has been pushing their registrations for trademarks for Fandome, The Flash, Live Fast Die Clown, Gifter, Super Hero, Superman & Lois, and Black Adam. But what trademarks have they had their lawyers opposing from other people and companies?

  • DC Comics are opposing Ah-Menkarayzz Nuben, formerly Republic Of Mentellect of Brooklyn, New York for trademarking this logo for hats, hooded sweat shirts, night shirts, Polo shirts, sweatshirts, and T-shirts. The Ahmenic Serpentine Shield looking too close to the Superman shield logo to Warner Bros lawyers.
  • Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?
  • International Document Reviewers LLC, formerly Marvel Staffing of Dover, Virginia, looked to challenge their trademark registration for The SuperHeroes Of Staffing for "employment agency services, namely, filling the temporary and permanent staffing needs of businesses" and has been opposed by DC Comics and Marvel comics, together, who maintain a trademark on "Super Heroes". And it can't help that the company used to be called Marvel Staffing…
  • CMK Global Commerce LLC, formerly Kripton9 of Richardson, Texas, was trying to register "Kripton9" for all sorts of homeware items. DC Comics opposed, and the trademark registration was withdrawn.
  • Specialty Dietary Supplements of Phoenix Arizona tried to trademark "Super Woman" for dietary supplements, but abandoned it.
  • Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?
  • DC Comics also opposed Eric D. King of Bronx, New York for his attempt to trademark Gotham City Panthers for basketball.
  • Blind Dog Industries of Columbia, Missouri, was wanting to trademark "Wonder Women Wrestling Tournament" for, it might suggest, amateur women's wrestling tournaments, now abandoned after DC Comics opposed it.
  • Similar happened to HoneyLove Sculptwear of San Francisco, California, for the trademark "SuperPower" for "Shapewear; Tights; Leggings" against DC Comics' trademark for "Super Powers".
  • Qrypt Inc of the World Trade Center, New York, was looking to trademark Qryptonite for computer software for encryption. Now abandoned.
  • Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?
  • Oscar Fuentes Jr of Nashville, Tennessee wanted to trademark Chango-Man for clothing, but abandoned it after a challenge from DC Comics.
  • LiveFantasy of Williston, North Dakota were opposed by DC over their plans to register a trademark for "Wheelhouse Fandome" for virtual forums, too close to DC's own DC Fandome event. It has now been abandoned.
  • Anji Mingsheng Furniture of Huzhou, Zhejiang in China has had their trademark opposed by DC Comics over their use of Dark Knight for furniture items. Still ongoing…
  • Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?
  • Drew Maniscalco of Trophy Club, Texas wanted to challenge Ninja Baseball Bat-Man as a video game, but abandoned it after opposition from DC.
  • And finally from just down the road, Superbabies of South Kensington, London, for comics, toys, video games with that name, opposed by DC and ongoing.

Whose Trademarks Are DC Comics Opposing Now?

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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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