Texas A&M Takes Indianapolis Colts to Task Over ‘12th Man’

Texas A&M Takes Indianapolis Colts to Task Over ‘12th Man’

Several professional football teams use the phrase ‘12th Man’ in association with their organization. It’s a phrase that for these teams implies the fans play an important part in their teams’ success. But all these teams owe the phrase to Texas A&M, which has trademarked the phrase. Recently, to enforce its trademark, Texas A&M sued the Indianapolis Colts to prevent the organization’s alleged unauthorized use of the phrase.

In what year did A&M trademark the phrase? Read more about the 12th Man Mark.

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