Monster Energy Company v. Cavaliers Hockey Holdings


Barack Ferrazzano represented Cavaliers Hockey Holdings LLC on the case.

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has dismissed an opposition filed by the popular energy drink, Monster Energy, against applications filed by Cavaliers Hockey Holdings LLC, operator of the AHL professional hockey team the Cleveland Monsters. The opposition was against eight trademark and service applications to register the Cleveland Monsters team logo and design in connection with professional hockey services, related promotional goods, and merchandise.

The TTAB dismissed Monster Energy’s consolidated opposition after a full trial on the merits and agreed with the hockey team’s argument that the marks were unlikely to cause confusion.

Barack Ferrazzano represented Cavaliers Hockey Holdings LLC with a team led by Intellectual Property Group partner Thomas M. Williams (Picture) and associate David B. Lurie.

Involved fees earner: David Lurie – Barack Ferrazzano; Thomas Williams – Barack Ferrazzano;

Law Firms: Barack Ferrazzano;

Clients: Cavaliers Hockey Holdings;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti