Monday, April 24, 2017

Trademarks and Recycled Plastic!...

While browsing Twitter today, I came across a tweet by @healthebay which mentioned that the L.A. Galaxy soccer team recently wore jerseys made from recycled ocean plastic!
(Image Source: @HealTheBay)


This is wonderful news, of course, because it brings more attention to the fight against ocean pollution.

It also turns out that the brand of clothing behind this venture is PARLEY®.

A quick search of the Trademark Database at revealed at least one trademark registration for clothing for the mark, PARLEY®, as shown below, associated with this environmental friendly team jersey.


Women's, men's and children's clothing, namely, Shirts, T-Shirts, Longsleeve Shirts, Sweatshirts, Pants, Shorts, skirts, dresses, jackets, jumpsuits, overalls, hooded sweatshirts, suits, socks, denim jeans, bomber jackets, outdoor jackets, windbreaker jackets, pullovers, underwear; fashion accessories, namely, belts, caps, camisoles, headbands, headgear for wear, namely, scarves and hats; footwear; headwear.

Registration Number5005172
Registration DateJuly 19, 2016
Owner(REGISTRANT) Strange Matter Ventures, LLC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY DELAWARE 5th Floor 187 Lafayette St New York NEW YORK 10013

So Kudos to PARLEY and all of its efforts to clean up our ocean.  Brand savvy and planet friendly.

Respectfully submitted,

William Maguire

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