The Problem With THE: Ohio State University Fumbles Their Trademark

Ohio State University’s toughest opponent this season is not on the football field, but in Washington D.C. – the United States Patent and Trademark Office. OSU recently applied to trademark the mark “THE” in order to protect a line of t-shirts and hats sporting the word in large letters above a very small school logo[1]. The USPTO responded to [...]

2019-10-09T10:39:33-05:00October 9th, 2019|Intellectual Property, Trademarks|

“Taco Tuesday” Trademark is Lebron’s Biggest Airball

Lebron James’s recent bid to claim “Taco Tuesday” was a shot and a miss. After weeks of Tuesdays dedicated to shouting, embarrassing his kids, and eating tacos on Instagram, on August 15th Lebron James Trademarks LLC filed an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) to trademark the phrase for use in advertising, marketing, and social [...]

2019-10-02T10:45:11-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Intellectual Property, Trademarks|