An attempt to register the name of a living well-known person without his/her written consent is not money well spent.

Applicant applied to register the trademarks for clothing:  (1)  OBAMA BAHAMA PAJAMAS; (2) OBAMA PAJAMA; and (3) BARACK’S JOCKS DRESS TO THE LEFT.  The TTAB refused to register all three marks

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