Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Andibald » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:59 am

Surge is dropping down in my rankings...all I think about when hearing it is this :shock:

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Andibald » Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:06 am

Some (all?) of these options might be better if they threw "Emerald" or "Sea" in front of the name to make them sound less generic.

Seattle Emerald Dragons

Seattle Sea Dragons

Seattle Emerald Force

Seattle Sea Force

Seattle Emerald Fury

Seattle Sea Fury

Seattle Emerald Surge

Seattle Sea Surge

I'll just leave "Wild" alone...

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by MikeMitchell » Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:10 am

Trademark lawyer Josh Gerben @JoshGerben posted this tweet and video analyzing the trademarks filed for XFL Seattle.

https://twitter.com/JoshGerben/status/1 ... 74982?s=20

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Tank55 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:14 am

The old Sacramento Surge had a Sonics vibe when the jerseys got wet.

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And for fun, here's XFL Tampa assistant Billy Parker as a member of the New York Dragons:

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by MikeMitchell » Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:43 am

Tank55 wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:14 am
The old Sacramento Surge had a Sonics vibe when the jerseys got wet.

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And for fun, here's XFL Tampa assistant Billy Parker as a member of the New York Dragons:

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Nicely done. 👍

The names can grow on me. I suppose. The branding and logos are key. Dragons and Surge kind of fall in line with the usual Seattle team color schemes.

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Shooter McGav1n » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:12 pm

SeattleWild.com is available for purchase, so I think we can narrow this down to 4. Also, I wouldn’t be totally surprised if it was none of these 5 names.

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by MikeMitchell » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:17 pm

Shooter McGav1n wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:12 pm
SeattleWild.com is available for purchase, so I think we can narrow this down to 4. Also, I wouldn’t be totally surprised if it was none of these 5 names.
That’s always a possibility. What’s unique about the filing, is that it’s from nearly two weeks ago. It’s not rare for leagues or franchises to trademark multiple names. It’s rare for the trademark filing, to take two weeks to be posted.

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Post by Dynamofan1 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:20 pm

My 2 cents:
Dragons has the potential for best logo and uniform imo.
Sea Dragons
Emerald Dragons don't work for me becuz it's too long to enunciate.
Force
Wild
Surge
These could be used for any team in any sport. So I don't like them.
Seattle Dragons seems best coming off the tongue to me.
On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being BEST and 1 being PLEASE SHOOT ME. I'd give it a 5.

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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by SamTheRam28 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:28 pm

Shooter McGav1n wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:12 pm
SeattleWild.com is available for purchase, so I think we can narrow this down to 4. Also, I wouldn’t be totally surprised if it was none of these 5 names.
SeattleWild.com is for sale. SeattleDragons.com redirects to SeattleHockeyNames.com. SeattleForce.com and SeattleFury.com can't be reached. The only one that works is SeattleSurge.com, which is an actual page that says "coming soon." If that's not a hint I don't know what is.
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Re: Alpha Entertainment files trademarks for 5 potential XFL Seattle team names

Post by Andibald » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:36 pm

MikeMitchell wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:17 pm
Shooter McGav1n wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:12 pm
SeattleWild.com is available for purchase, so I think we can narrow this down to 4. Also, I wouldn’t be totally surprised if it was none of these 5 names.
That’s always a possibility. What’s unique about the filing, is that it’s from nearly two weeks ago. It’s not rare for leagues or franchises to trademark multiple names. It’s rare for the trademark filing, to take two weeks to be posted.
I'm kinda hoping for "non of the above" and wouldn't be surprised either. The names seem very generic. Maybe (no trademark expertise) they were released to the public early because they have been ruled out and/or to create some buzz.

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