Is William J. Thomashower a liar? We think so.
Is a trademark of a place valid in the United States? We think not (it sure isn't in Britain as Canary Wharf Apartments learned).
Did William J. Thomashower overplay his hand ? We think he did in a few ways.
First etsy.com and then amazon.com bowed to his will.
They covered their corporate behinds but there remains the Battle of the Brooklyn Navy Yard.