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The Ohio State University caused a stir last month by filing for trademark protection over the word “THE”. As discussed in our previous post, Ohio State indicated that the mark was going to be used for clothing, including t-shirts and hats.
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Back in early 2018, Charles Armstrong’s company Armstrong Interactive filed for registration of the trademark “Double Dare”. His application indicated that he intends to use the mark for none other than “entertainment, namely, a continuing children’s show….”
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Imagine you’re out and about, and you see a person wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the words “King James”–– who or what comes to mind? King James I? The King James Bible? How about LeBron James?
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In one of the most Ohio State moves ever, the University has applied for trademark protection on the word “THE”. Ohio State filed for registration last week and indicates that the trademark will be used on clothing including T-shirts, baseball caps, and hats.