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Authentic v. Counterfeit NBA/adidas SWINGMAN Jersey

 

Authentic
 
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Authentic

 

Counterfeit

 

 

Authentic v. Counterfeit NBA/adidas 2012 NBA Champions Miami Heat Caps

 

Authentic
 
Counterfeit

 

 

 

NBA Product Identification

 NBA Holographic Hangtags/Sticker (2015 – Present)

NBA

 

NBA/Adidas

 

NBA/HWC

 

NBA Mass

 

NBA 3/4" Sticker

 

 

 

 

Authentic v. Counterfeit NBA Sticker (2015 - Present)

 

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NBA Properties, Inc. (NBAP) controls the merchandising and licensing for all 30 NBA teams and affiliated entities, along with the NBA All Star Game, Playoffs, Finals, Draft and Jam Session.

The National Basketball Associate (NBA) is an integrated business enterprise consisting of 30 member teams located in the United States and Canada. NBAP is the marketing and licensing arm of the NBA, and is the owner and/or exclusive licensor of all trademarks, services marks, trade names and logos of the NBA and its member teams. To maintain the NBA's popularity and to protect its valuable reputation and good will, NBAP has developed and implemented programs to create, register, and protect the trademarks designating goods and services associated with and emanating from the NBA and its member teams.

NBAP's contact information:
NBA Properties, Inc.
645 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10022
212-407-8000 

NBA Team Logos

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION LEAGUE & TEAM TRADEMARKS

The NBA League, Event and member team logos depicted below do not cover all trademarks or classes protected by NBAP or the NBA member teams in the United States. Please contact NBAP for a complete list of protected trademarks. 
(Current as of 3/21/05)
Key
Blue U.S. Trademark Registration No.
Orange U.S. Application No.
Red International Classification No.
Green U.S. Customs Recordation No.

 

NBA   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
1,505,559 (6, 14, 16, 24, 25, 28)   78/117,420 (9) 2,183,983 (25)
1,835,437 (16)   2,162,201 (16) 2,216,096 (28)
1,833,902 (25)   2,591,842 (18)  
1,832,819 (28)      
2,239,294 (35, 42)      
       
       
 
NBA Logo   Silhouette Design
1,901,528 (9) 03-00067
1,715,549 (14)
1,609,765 (16) 02-00057
1,525,782 (25, 41) 91-00647
1,622,682 (28) 02-00058
  2,425,573 (9)
2,553,039 (14)
2,437,438 (16)
1,969,989 (16)
2,428,737 (18)
1,966,924 (25)
1,968,507 (28)



 
NBA Eastern Conference Logo   NBA Western Conference Logo
1,903,632 (25)
2,157,039 (25)
  1,906,634 (25)
2,079,493 (25)



   
NBA Playoffs Logo   NBA Finals Logo  

NBA Championship
Trophy Design

2,507,288 (9)
2,170,005 (16)
2,105,904 (25)
  2,214,956 (9)
2,168,038 (16)
2,100,254 (25)
2,263,358 (28)
  78/402,390 (9)
78/402,403 (16)
78/402,415 (18)
78/402,423 (25)
78/402,438 (28)



ATLANTA HAWKS

 
2,010,857 (25) 02-00105   2,776,890 (25)

 

BOSTON CELTICS

 
1,806,185 (25)   2,540,918 (25)

 

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS

 
78/259,809 (25)   78/495,470 (25)

 

CHICAGO BULLS

1,530,949 (25) 91-00646

 

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

   
78/236,824 (25)   78/237,260 (25)   78/237,358 (25)

 

DALLAS MAVERICKS

   
2,754,325 (25) 04-00235   2,811,050 (25)   2,753,699 (25)

 

DENVER NUGGETS

 
1,905,038 (25) 02-00108   78/246,721 (25)

 

DETROIT PISTONS

 
2,120,325 (25) 02-00109   78/510,646 (25)

 

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

   
2,241,720 (25) 02-00110   2,167,947 (25)   2,207,409 (25)

 

HOUSTON ROCKETS

78/267,909 (25)

 

INDIANA PACERS

1,807,620 (25) 04-00216

 

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS

 
1,634,168 (25) 02-00056   2,214,820 (25)

 

LOS ANGELES LAKERS

 
1,477,758 (25) 92-00131
78/511,085 (25)
  2,814,064 (25)

 

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES

 
78/418,869 (25)   2,308,138 (25)

 

MIAMI HEAT

 
2,151,548 (25) 02-00113   2,724,484 (25)

 

MILWAUKEE BUCKS

 
1,918,871 (25) 02-00114   2,805,343 (25)

 

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES

 
2,122,148 (25) 02-00115   2,217,540 (25)

 

NEW JERSEY NETS

 
2,179,494 (25) 02-00116   2,231,133 (25)

 

NEW ORLEANS HORNETS

 
78/149,459 (25)   78/149,717 (25)

 

NEW YORK KNICKS

 
1,768,640 (16, 25, 28, 41)03-00264   2,300,551 (25)

 

ORLANDO MAGIC

2,571,959 (25) 04-00586

 

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

     
2,232,740 (25) 02-00117       2,283,625 (25)

 

PHOENIX SUNS

   
1,861,768 (16, 25, 28, 41) 02-00118   2,764,632 (25)   2,556,935 (25)

 

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS

78/427,221 (25)

 

SACRAMENTO KINGS

   
1,981,446 (25) 02-00120   2,004,672 (25)   78/246,624 (25)

 

SAN ANTONIO SPURS

1,733,164 (25) 02-00209

 

SEATTLE SUPERSONICS

78/078,239 (25)

 

TORONTO RAPTORS

   
74/512,256 (25)   2,751,531 (25)   78/247,298 (25)

 

UTAH JAZZ

     
2,131,053 (25) 02-00122       2,274,709 (25)

 

WASHINGTON WIZARDS

     
2,237,374 (25) 02-00123       2,239,422 (25)







Class Codes
   
Class 25 Clothing & Footwear
*For a complete list of class goods and service descriptions please contact the NBA.
Key
   
Blue U.S. Trademark Registration No.
Orange U.S. Application No.
Red International Classification No.
Green U.S. Customs Recordation No.

 

HARDWOOD CLASSICS TRADEMARKS

The NBA Hardwood Classics Program features historical NBA, ABA, NBL & BAA league and team trademarks.   Please contact NBAP for a complete list of protected trademarks. (Current as of 3/21/05)

     
Hardwood Classics Primary       HWC & NBA Logo
2,565,042 (25)       78/255,777 (25)

 

American Basketball Association
2,246,275 (25)

 

Atlanta Hawks Baltimore Bullets Baltimore and Capital Bullets
1,618,864 (25) 2,063,577 (25) 1,797,899 (25)

 

Baltimore Claws
76/250,074 (25)

 

     
Buffalo Braves       Buffalo Braves
2,201,581 (25)       76/295,063 (25)

 

   
Cincinnati Royals   Dallas Chaparrals   Denver Nuggets
1,785,042 (25)   2,845,419 (25)   78/247,841 (25)

 

   
Denver Nuggets   Denver Rockets   Detroit Pistons
76/248,678 (25)   2,371,485 (25)   1,598,692 (25)

 

   
Golden State Warriors   Houston Rockets   Indiana Pacers
2,326,941 (25)   76/248,654 (25)   947,777 (25)

 

   
Kansas City Kings   Kentucky Colonels   Memphis Sounds
1,898,173 (25)   2,815,385 (25)   2,155,061 (25)

 

   
Memphis Pros   Miami Floridians   Milwaukee Bucks
2,121,875 (25)   2,127,496 (25)   1,621,339 (25)

 

   
Milwaukee Hawks   Milwaukee Hawks   Minneapolis Lakers
2,582,614 (16)   2,049,323 (25)   1,809,258 (25)

 

   
Minnesota Muskies   New Jersey Nets   New Orleans Buccaneers
2,189,517 (25)   76/248,657 (25)   2,269,265 (25)

 

   
New Orleans Jazz   New York Knicks   New York Knickerbockers
2,536,955 (16)   1,768,640 (25)   2,856,171 (25)

 

   
Oakland Oaks   Philadelphia 76ers   Philadelphia Warriors
2,748,093 (25)   1,524,616 (25)   1,744,595 (25)

 

   
Pittsburgh Condors   Pittsburgh Condors   Pittsburgh Pipers
2,836,864 (25)   2,114,373 (25)   2,485,546 (25)

 

     
Pittsburgh Pipers       Sacramento Kings
76/249,833 (25)       1,532,088 (25)

 

   
San Diego Clippers   San Diego Conquistadors   San Diego Rockets
2,257,365 (25)   2,753,836 (25)   2,105,621 (25)

 

   
San Diego Sails   San Francisco Warriors   San Francisco Warriors
2,116,493 (25)   2,091,537 (25)   2,547,560 (25)

 

     
Seattle SuperSonics       Spirit of St. Louis
1,880,676 (25)       2,304,386 (25)

 

   
Syracuse Nationals   The Memphis Tams   Toronto Huskies
2,556,313 (25)   2,112,546 (25)   2,825,666 (25)

 

   
Utah Stars   Virginia Squires   Virginia Squires
2,304,454 (25)   2,717,915 (25)   2,192,440 (25)