The Slog reported today that the “Rat City Rollergirls have, by default, won a trademark dispute with the Starbucks corporation, and will not have to change their logo.” That date for opposition came and went with Starbucks choosing not to oppose. /cheer This is the right choice for Starbucks! There was no chance of consumer confusion and the only real chance of harm to the Starbucks mark was from angry fans of the Rat City RollerGirls.
Seattle Trademark Blog: Starbucks Did Not Oppose Rat City Registration (Atkins reported this a month ago but I some how missed)
Slog: Starbucks Backs Off, Leaving Rat City Rollergirls Logo Intact posted by Jonah Spangenthal-Lee