via Slashdot by timothy on 5/14/11
The Grim Reefer2 writes “MediaBistro has learned that the Walt Disney Company has applied for a trademark on the phrase ‘Seal Team 6,’ the name of the special forces unit that killed the world’s most wanted man. Disney now owns the exclusive rights to put Seal Team 6 on ‘clothing, footwear, headwear, toys, games and entertainment and education services.’ Disney made the move only two days after bin Laden’s death was announced.” According to a report in the Orlando Sentinel, “this is not the first time a company has trademarked SEAL Team 6. Previous owner NovaLogic, Inc., abandoned two associated trademarks in 2006. Those trademarks focused on computer and video gaming.”
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