In addition, the NSFL brand is something we’ve closely watched over the last week. While the National Spring Football League wasn’t officially trademarked until a few days ago, it was already a subsidiary of FOX Sports, which owned the USFL team brands.
To address the rumors surrounding the "NSFL" brand regarding a USFL-XFL merger:
FOX Sports owns the "National Spring Football League Enterprises Co. (LLC)".
To correct a statement I made earlier in my article: The NSFL is NOT currently trademarked. It is rather a subsidiary of…
Considering it is the USFL who has filed for these trademarks, one would be led to believe that they might have more pull in these talks. They have already confirmed that they are set for season three, no matter what the outcome might be in regards to a merger.
I'm not sure if this has been discussed, but here's something I've been able to confirm.
If the merger doesn't happen the #USFL will play season 3 as expected.
Nothing is set in stone as of now. In fact, this trademark might not mean anything in the long-term if a merger isn’t completed. That being said, this is a story to watch even more closely moving forward.
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