A few weeks ago in the NFL Draft, Johnny Manziel, AKA ‘Johnny Football’, was drafted by the Cleveland Browns.

Since then, more than a half dozen Cleveland themed Johnny trademark applications have been filed (Click marks for USPTO records):

As I have written many times… sports, celebrity, and branding continue to intersect more than ever!

NOTE that Manziel’s own application for JOHNNY FOOTBALL is pending but has been suspended because others beat him to the punch with related filings at the USPTO.


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