The Ohio State University is attempting to trademark the word “the,” according to an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office. Application No. 88571984 was filed Thursday, and the school seeks to use the word “the” mainly on t-shirts, baseball caps and hats.
情報源: Ohio State University wants to trademark the word ‘The’ – CNN
Ah yes, a trademark, because OSU is 100% the only U.S. university with ‘the’ before its name .
情報源: Ohio State is trying to trademark “THE” – The Washington Post