Nike opposes Rob Gronkowski logo, says too similar to Jumpman

Nike has fired back at one of its top spokesmen, saying that his logo is too much like that of the Jordan brand. Earlier this month, the shoe and apparel giant filed a formal opposition to the USPTO Trial & Appeal Board, saying a logo of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski in silhouette spiking a football could be confused with its Air Jordan Jumpman logo that it has used since November 1987. In April 2016, Gronkowski's company, Gronk Nation L.L.C., filed to trademark the logo for use on clothing and exercise equipment. Gronkowski's team has until Aug. 5 to respond or risk abandoning the filing. If nothing is resolved, the two sides will battle over the mark. "My client has created

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