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The XFL is coming to Houston

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by Nimo, Dec 1, 2018.

  1. Hippieloser

    Hippieloser Contributing Member

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    At least it's not BattleHawks.
     
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    New best football team in Houston
     
  4. MadMax

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    My guess is they were concerned about getting sued by the Titans had they used that color scheme with this name and logo.
     
  5. IBTL

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    Go rednecks!!
     
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    I'm in if they make this the official fight song...

     
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  7. Roscoe Arbuckle

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    Just saw this. F*** this guy. He was one of the first to go to Bud Adams and say he would help in any way to move the team and the transition. One of the few guys I'd have little problem getting assault charges on.
     
  8. Roscoe Arbuckle

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    How can you sue over colors? All the NFL gave Shithead Adams was that no team IN THE NFL would have the rights to the Oiler name, logos, etc.
     
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  9. Roscoe Arbuckle

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    I like the name "Roughnecks" and the history behind it, but everyone will call us the rednecks.

    Call them the Oilers. Again, Adams family only has rights from an NFL standpoint.
     
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  10. Colt45

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    I think the Adams family would actually have legal standing. The NFL sued Baltimore and the CFL and won when they tried to name the Baltimore CFL team the Colts. They at least add "CFL" (Baltimore CFL Colts) to the official name, used a completely different logo and added silver to the color scheme. Didn't help, they still lost and became the Stallions.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltimore_Stallions
     
  11. Roscoe Arbuckle

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    F*** the Adams family. That vile lucky sperm did literally nothing his entire life and joined Lamar Hunt, just by giving him 50k of his Daddy's money.

    They are all **** and deserve nothing. I'd fight them tooth and nail. I guarantee the kids are lazier than their horrible father and won't put up much of a fight.
     
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    I hear you, but I guarantee you, the NFL would...and they'd win. NObody hates Bud Adams more than me. I'm constantly setting the more ignorant people that whine about poor Bud Adams straight. Absolutely f*** him and his garbage heap of a family. But it is what it is. I think Vince and the XFL were VERY careful about the color scheme and making sure the logo wasn't too close to the classic derrick.
     
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    Ya I agree. Don’t think most ppl know that term. **** it. Xfl... how serious can this league really get? Could be done in 3-4 year s.
     
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    Bring back Mouse Davis and/or June Jones. Toni Fritsch too.
     
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  16. Roscoe Arbuckle

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    I fought my last employer & won. Get good lawyers. The NFL won't hire the best because they don't give a ****. Neither do the Adams morons. We can and could win this easily because we are the only ones that actually care about it.
     
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    And the NFL only "cared" because Shithead Adams was a bigwig with a whopping 50k invested. FFFFF that guy!
     
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    My God, the primary is great, the secondary sucks something terrible.
     
  19. MadMax

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    It's not just the colors..it's the combination of the logo and the colors that could create the problem. When filing for a trademark protection, color is among the considerations for what makes your "brand" unique and worthy of protection. The last thing the XFL needs is to be spending money on anything other than the product, itself. Having said that, I'm totally in agreement with you...I would have loved to have seen them go all in on it.
     
  20. gucci888

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    You're not really making this comparison are you? The NFL has an entire department full of lawyers whose sole job is to make sure their licensing/trademarks are water sealed. They're not calling Jim Adler, or any other lawyer for that matter to handle this. Simply put they're isn't going to lose a licensing/copyright battle, especially to the XFL out of all people.

    As far as the Adams, they own the Houston Oilers name and trademark. This was from 2 years ago when someone photoshopped D-Hop in a throwback uni and someone asked them about it:

    It won’t happen. Amy Adams Strunk—daughter of Bud Adams, the man who founded the Oilers in 1960 and moved them to Nashville in 1997—told Titans beat reporter Paul Kuharsky that the prospect of the Texans playing in Oilers uniforms wasn’t even up for discussion. “Very interesting, except the Oilers don’t have anything to do with the Texans,” she said. “So that’s a hard no.” Strunk’s statement is correct from a legal perspective. The Texans and Titans are distinct businesses, each controlling their own intellectual property and trademarks.

    You think they're gonna start letting the Houston franchise of the XFL start putting that on t-shirts and stuff?
     
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