The Knicks guard appears to be preparing to launch his own clothing line
Attempting to capitalize on his success and popularity in New York City, Knicks guard RJ Barrett filed for a couple of trademarks last month that would indicate the formation of a clothing line, per trademark attorney Josh Gerben of Gerben Intellectual Property.
The Duke product filed for two trademarks as RJ BARRETT GROUP, LLC, a company organized in Florida. The first is for a MADE DIFFERENT line, which could be used on just about any article of clothing, including but not limited to:
- Suits, sport coats, collared shirts, dress shirts, and slacks
- Caps, hats, and beanies
- Socks and underwear
- Shirts, pants, and shorts
- T-shirts, tank tops, sweatshirts
- Hats and visors
- Baby clothes
Essentially, anything you can put a logo on, Barrett wants to be able to sell to a consumer.
The third-year guard also filed for a new RJB logo, which will be applied to the same clothing items listed above. The No. 3 overall pick in the 2019 draft, Barrett has a footwear and apparel deal with Puma as well as endorsements with Indochino and Royal Bank of Canada.
The 21-year-old is currently on the third year of a four-year, $35.6 million contract that’s paying him $8.6 million this season. For their money, the Knicks are getting a guy who is averaging 15 points and six rebounds per game in 2021-22. After helping lead the Knicks to the playoffs last season, we may see the NYC faithful yelling bing bong at Madison Square Garden in Barrett-branded gear in the near future.