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Netflix made sure about trademarks for ‘Space Force’ before the US military could

The Netflix original comedy “Space Force,” which depends on the new part of the military propelled by President Trump, supposedly acquired trademark rights for the name before the administration.

As per The Hollywood Reporter, the show made sure about trademark rights to “Space Force” in different spots, including Europe, Australia, and Mexico, while the Air Force possesses just a pending application for registration in the United States. That implies the show has more affirmed trademark rights than the U.S. military.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office generally gives trademarks dependent on a “first-to-use” system, and Netflix petitioned for the trademark as ahead of schedule as of January.

Trump in 2018 guided the Pentagon to make a Space Force as the Department of Defense’s 6th military service branch. The move has been an idea for the president previously, with supporters reciting “Space Force” at his rallies in the months following the order.

The Netflix show named after the branch appeared toward the end of last month and follows Steve Carell’s character, who fills in as a general building up the new Space Force. Notwithstanding Carell, who depicted the famous character Michael Scott in “The Office,” the series likewise stars actors John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz, Jimmy O. Yang, Diana Silvers, and Lisa Kudrow.

While a great many people comprehend the contrast between the show “Space Force” and the military Space Force, the trademark could play into stock disarray if garments or a mug, for instance, were to hit stores and clients were interested concerning who was selling the merchandise.

“At this time, we are not aware of any trademark conflicts with the fictional program ‘Space Force’ produced by Netflix,” an Air Force spokesperson told The Hollywood Reporter. “We wish Netflix and the show’s producers the best in their creative depiction of our nation’s newest branch of the military.”

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