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The Seattle Kraken's Winter Classic jersey, for which they're being sued.
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BREAKING: Seattle Kraken Sued for Winter Classic Jersey

Published December 29, 2023 at 10:45
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In a recent article published by Geoff Baker in the Seattle Times, it has been revealed that the Seattle Kraken are being sued for their Winter Classic jersey.

Lawsuit Filed Against Kraken Over Winter Classic Jersey



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The lawsuit has been filed by Paul Kim, who acquired the rights to the Seattle Metropolitan brand back in 2014.


According to Kim, the red "S" on the Kraken's jersey looks a lot like the design of the Seattle Metropolitan jerseys, for which he bought the rights in 2014.

"NEW from @GeoffBakerTIMES: A lawsuit filed against the Kraken's ownership in U.S. District Court alleges that the Kraken violated trademark rights in the design of their NHL Winter Classic jerseys."


Winter Classic jerseys are usually used to honor a team's history and it's clear that this was the goal of the organization. However, Kim must see the opportunity to make money and decided to jump on it.

It would be disappointing to see the Kraken being forced to change their Winter Classic jerseys only a few days before the game. Nonetheless, they shouldn't have used that logo, considering they don't have the rights for it.

Do you think the Kraken will be forced to wear another jersey during the Winter Classic?

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