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SportMichigan trolls rival Ohio State over attempt to trademark ‘THE’

05:00  15 august  2019
05:00  15 august  2019 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

Ohio State University wants to trademark the word 'The'

Ohio State University wants to trademark the word 'The' The Ohio State University is attempting to trademark the word "the," according to an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office. © Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire/Getty Images COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 09: A general view of the sign above the player's tunnel and scoreboard during game action between the Oklahoma Sooners (5) and the Ohio State Buckeyes (2) on September 9, 2017 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Application No. 88571984 was filed Thursday, and the school seeks to use the word "the" mainly on t-shirts, baseball caps and hats.

The Michigan – Ohio State football rivalry , referred to as The Game by some followers, is an American college football rivalry game played annually between the University of Michigan Wolverines and

COLUMBUS, Ohio — There are no more original “Peanuts” comic strips, but every autumn there is a new version of the old chestnut where Lucy holds the football for Charlie Brown to kick, only to pull it away at the last moment.

College football fans are roasting The Ohio State University after reports surfaced that the school is seeking to trademark the word "the," in an attempt to "protect the university's brand and trademarks." Ohio State filed a trademark application this week, triggered by the school's desire to sell new merchandise with "THE" spelled out on shirts and hats.

Michigan trolls rival Ohio State over attempt to trademark ‘THE’© Associated Press Associated Press

Ohio State's arch-rival, the University of Michigan, responded on Twitter with a brilliant photo: "OF M"

Ohio University also jabbed at Ohio State by pointing out that it is the oldest state university in Ohio.

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