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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tom Brady’s bid to trademark ‘Tom Terrific’ rejected

Remember back in June when New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attempted to trademark “Tom Terrific?” And how everyone laughed at him because anyone who knows the first thing about sports knows that Tom Seaver, not Brady, was the first — and, frankly, only — “Tom Terrific?”

Well, our laughing was validated because his application was rejected by the Patent and Trademark Office because of a “false connection” with Tom Seaver. That’s the report from trademark lawyer Josh Gerben, who analyzes Brady’s failed bid here

For those who want yet another good reason to loathe football and all it stands for…..


QLE Posted: August 24, 2019 at 03:57 AM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: douchebag, tom brady, tom seaver

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   1. John DiFool2 Posted: August 24, 2019 at 02:18 PM (#5874094)
Terrible Tom is still available (I believe Tom Weiskopf let that one lapse)...
   2. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: August 24, 2019 at 03:22 PM (#5874110)
Tommy Small Balls?
   3. Joe Bivens, Elderly Northeastern Jew Posted: August 24, 2019 at 03:36 PM (#5874114)
A football thread? Why?
   4. Nasty Nate Posted: August 24, 2019 at 04:05 PM (#5874121)
He also tried for the Tom Tom Club, but the judge said he was humming a naive melody...
   5. bjhanke Posted: August 25, 2019 at 12:59 AM (#5874259)
Heh. I remember "Tom Terrific" from my childhood in the 1950s. His cartoons were on Captain Kangaroo every afternoon. Tom Terrific, with Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog, fighting against Crabby Appleton (rotten to the core).
   6. Astroenteritis Posted: August 25, 2019 at 11:22 AM (#5874275)
Crabby Appleton (rotten to the core).

Now that's a name I never thought I'd hear again, have to carve deep in the memory to pull that one out.
   7. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: August 25, 2019 at 01:06 PM (#5874282)
   8. Itchy Row Posted: August 25, 2019 at 01:55 PM (#5874290)
Bad news for his fan club, The Brady Bunch.
   9. bobm Posted: August 25, 2019 at 02:11 PM (#5874292)
Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog

That explains the players' weekend uniforms; they were designed by a color blind dog.
   10. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: August 25, 2019 at 02:41 PM (#5874295)
Big Tom Terrific fan here. I was pissed when Tom Seaver used the name.
   11. The Duke Posted: August 26, 2019 at 09:31 AM (#5874392)
Black Jeopardy question: After everything he did, he try’na act like he don’t owe us an explanation.’’

Answer: Who is Bill Cosby?’’


“No. I’m sorry, but no,’’ Hayes said. “The answer was Tom Brady. [I’m] tired of of him winning all the time, you know?’’

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