Did someone swipe toughie?
This topic came up last week and is covered by S6 in this blog entry that links to a Technician article. The N&O also covered the topic in this article last week. Additionally, the Wizard of Odds is covering the situation in his/her national blog.
We always get particularly interested when business and sports intersect. I don’t want to be overly critical, but I am surprised at how ‘accepted’ it seems to be that the folks at NC State have been oblivious to this potential trademark infringement for over TWENTY YEARS! I’ve notice this many times in the past and made the mistake of presuming that an arrangement had been brokered between the parties. Never would have I thought that the folks at NC State were so disconnected to the world that they weren’t even aware of it.