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J.D. Simkins, Military Times
<<The recently-launched Netflix comedy series “Space Force,” a satirical portrayal of the military’s newest branch starring Steve Carell, may have debuted to mixed reviews, but that hasn’t stopped Netflix from getting out in front of the U.S. military in its chase to trademark the show’s name.
As it currently stands, Netflix has secured global trademark rights for “Space Force” in numerous regions throughout the globe, including Australia, Mexico, and all over Europe, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Applications submitted by Netflix reportedly date back as far as January 2019.
The only efforts made by the Department of Defense, meanwhile, have come in the form of a trademark registration application with an intent to use in the U.S. — and that remains pending, the report said.
Realistically, the only area where this could become problematic is in the sale of memorabilia, apparel, or other items featuring the term. Even if the Defense Department were to attain the trademark of “Space Force,” current U.S. law does not prevent use of identical terms if employed as a parody.>>