War of Words: Flip Flop Mompreneur vs. Skechers

War of Words: Flip Flop Mompreneur vs. Skechers

Terri Kelly, a solopreneur and mother of six, launched her terrikelly flip flop business in November 2013, when she couldn’t find minimalistic footwear with the lightweight feel and look of the yoga attire she favored. Kelly adopted “Yoga Pants for Your Feet” as a tagline and trademark to promote her business in January 2014 and was granted a registered trademark for “Yoga Pants for Your Feet” in May 2015.

What makes a trademark merely descriptive or suggestive? Read more about Trademarks.

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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas.  He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time.  Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.

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