Eminem filed an opposition on Feb. 14 against a trademark application for “Reasonably Shady,” the name of a podcast.
Em says he believes his brand will be “damaged” if “Real Housewives of Potomac” stars, Gizelle Bryant and Robyn Dixon are issued the trademark for their broadcast.
He also said “Reasonably Shady” can “cause confusion in the minds of consumers,” who have known him by his monikers Slim Shady and Shady since the late ’90s.
Eminem has exclusively used the name “Slim Shady” and “Shady” for entertainment services since 1998 and owns the trademark for “Shady” to use on merchandise.
Eminem’s objection came weeks after Dixon and Bryant filed to trademark their podcast’s name with the intent to begin selling products — such as water bottles, lip gloss, sweatshirts, hats, jackets and socks.
Source: NY Post.
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