The US Trademark Standard: What Constitutes a Likelihood of Confusion?

us trademarkIf you are a baseball fan, you are probably familiar with the Gold Glove award that is given annually to one player at each position for outstanding field play.  But did you know that the Gold Glove is not actually given out by Major League Baseball, but is awarded by the baseball glove manufacturer Rawlings?  In fact, Rawlings is the registered owner of US Trademark Registration No. 1,945,584 which covers the phrase “Rawlings Gold Glove Award.