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Army files challenge over Vegas Golden Knights’ name

Army files challenge over Vegas Golden Knights’ name

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The Department of the Army filed a formal opposition on Wednesday with the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office against the Vegas Golden Knights’ ownership group, Black Knight Sports and Entertainment, for using a similar team name — “the Golden Knights” — and a similar color pattern.

Army’s athletic teams go by the Black Knights, while the U.S. Army Parachute Team goes by the Golden Knights.

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