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Megan Rapinoe threatens Dwayne Johnson, XFL over trademark flap

Megan Rapinoe threatens Dwayne Johnson, XFL over trademark flap

Megan Rapinoe is threatening to lay the smackdown on The Rock in court.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is re-launching the XFL, and before this week the soccer league produced a new “together” campaign, promising that it “reveals a daring brand identity, signaling a new vision for the forward-imagining league.”

Even so, Rapinoe, a star on the USWNT, claims this inclusivity campaign violates her special mental assets legal rights of a enterprise co-founded by her wife, WNBA participant Sue Bird. The logo that Johnson posted seemed just about identical to that of TogethXR.

“Welp. This is uncomfortable,” Rapinoe tweeted, with a screengrab of the XFL’s branding announcement from LinkedIn. “Only point @TheRock and @XFL2023 are gonna be cookin up is a reaction to the Stop and Desist and an Complete new brand name ID. @togethxr obtained this on lock boys.”

Megan Rapinoe and wife, Sue Bird.
Megan Rapinoe and spouse, Sue Chicken.
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Megan Rapinoe is claiming the XFL's "Together" campaign violates IP from her wife Sue Bird's "togethxr" brand.
Megan Rapinoe is saying the XFL’s “Together” marketing campaign violates IP from her spouse Sue Bird’s “togethxr” manufacturer.
Twitter / togethxr

TogethXR is a life style and society brand cofounded by Fowl, Rapinoe’s USWNT teammate Alex Morgan and Olympic gold medalists Simone Manuel and Chloe Kim.

Rapinoe’s tweet proficiently serves as an unofficial “cease and desist” shot just before the athletes involved with the TogethXR brand name formalizes the letter, which would be a precursor to possible intellectual house litigation.