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Old 02-21-2012, 02:31 PM   #1
Rob Brown
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Are there any limits to using 'WOD'?

I don't think it's trademarked or could be.. do you guys know if there is any limit to using WOD in monetizing efforts?
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Old 02-21-2012, 04:17 PM   #2
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Re: Are there any limits to using 'WOD'?

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I don't think it's trademarked or could be.. do you guys know if there is any limit to using WOD in monetizing efforts?
I know Spartan Race regularly posts WOD's on its FB page and I don't think they are in any affiliated with Crossfit.
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Old 02-22-2012, 11:05 AM   #3
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Re: Are there any limits to using 'WOD'?

WOD isn't a trademark. Lots of places use it.
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Old 02-22-2012, 04:26 PM   #4
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Re: Are there any limits to using 'WOD'?

Apparently it is (wfs) http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/showfield...001:e578hl.2.8

You can search the federal trademark database, (WFS) http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/gate.exe?...001:e578hl.1.1
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Old 03-13-2012, 08:46 PM   #5
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Re: Are there any limits to using 'WOD'?

The word "WOD" is registered a trademark for "nutritional supplements"

The word "WODS" is registered to CBS (as in the tv people) for use in "broadcasting services".

"Endurance WOD" is registered to Crossfit Endurance.

"Post WODS" is registered for "Nutritional supplements for promoting muscle growth and increasing recovery time"

"Pre WOD" is registered for "Nutritional supplements for promoting muscle growth and increasing recovery time"

"WODTIME" is registered for "Providing a website featuring information on exercise and fitness"

"YogaWOD" is registered for "yoga instruction"

"WOD Bomb" is registered for use on clothing

Even if something is trademarked, it can still (probably) be used outside of it's trademark use. The key is, there cannot be "likelihood of confusion". If there is, then you're probably infringing on the trademark.
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