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New Hockey Team's Trademark Dispute Nothing New

What happens in Vegas does not necessarily stay in Vegas. Such was the recent ruling by the USPTO that denied registration of the trademarks "Las Vegas Golden Knights" and "Vegas Golden Knights" to the newest NHL franchise, due to their similarity to Golden Knights of the College of Saint Rose, a mark owned by a small college in Albany, NY.

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What happens in Vegas does not necessarily stay in Vegas. Sometimes it has repercussions in other places, like upstate New York. Such was the recent ruling by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that denied registration of the trademarks “Las Vegas Golden Knights” and “Vegas Golden Knights” to the newest National Hockey League franchise, due to their similarity to Golden Knights of the College of Saint Rose, a mark owned by a small college in Albany, NY.

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