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Ten Things to Call “The Big Game” on “Fantastic Sabbath Day”

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 11:31 PM, under , , ,

The National Football League (NFL) does not take kindly to people, groups, organizations, and businesses that like to infringe on their Super Bowl trademarks. So here are ten ways you might refer to the game or the day it occurs on, and avoid the wrath of the NFL lawyers.







Ten Things to Call “The Big Game” on “Fantastic Sabbath Day” - Presentation Transcript

1. Ten Things to Call “The Big Game” on “Fantastic Sabbath Day”

2. The National Football League has 425 trademarks * in the USPTO database * Registered under the “National Football League.

3. 322 of the NFL trademarks * in the USPTO database are dead/ abandoned * Registered under the “National Football League"

4. Seven of the dead/abandoned NFL trademarks * are “Super Bowl” related * Registered under the “National Football League

5. 103 of the NFL trademarks * in the USPTO database are live. * Registered under the “National Football League

6. Nine of the live NFL trademarks * (image and/or name) are “Super Bowl” related * Registered under the “National Football League

7. “ The Big Game” trademark * applications are “dead/abandoned” * Registered under the “National Football League

8. So here are 10 ways you might refer to “The Big Game” or the day it occurs and escape the wrath of the NFL Lawyers (but call your’s first)

9. “ The Big Game”

10. “ Fantastic Sabbath Day”

11. “ The Big Basin”

12. “ The Huge Crock”

13. “ The Big Porringer”

14. “ The Peerless Hippodrome”

15. “ The Incomparable Event”

16. “ Divine Sabbath”

17. “ The Smashing Competition”

18. “ The Hot Pot”

19. How could the NFL lawyers ever accuse you of trademark infringement with these?

20. Before you go though…

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22. Ten Things to Call “The Big Game” on “Fantastic Sabbath Day”

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