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Ohio State files to trademark word 'the'

Amos Morale III
August 14, 2019 - 11:09 am
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Ohio State has filed to trademark the word "the."

Former and current Buckeye players as well as alumni have long referred to the school as “The Ohio State University” and now the program is looking to trademark the word the for use on merchandise and apparel, according to a report from patent lawyer Josh Gerben.

The application was filed Aug 8 and according to Gerben's tweet made need some work before it is granted.

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