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Nasional harmful two Brothers about the battle it out as head -- in the Super Bowl.
John -- living in the Baltimore Ravens and Jim Harbaugh between -- San Francisco 49ers.
Now one year ago football fan -- fox had a feeling that match -- would happen he started the process of trademarking the term tar ball.
Thompson have really good idea right.
Well it wasn't -- until the NFL -- it -- fox joins us nice to see it right.
Thank you nice to be here.
OK so -- you came up with a good idea before anybody else.
And you stay here all -- get a trademark and done this hardball and what happened was stolen from mayor who give you pressure.
They and started out with phone call last -- What my intentions were.
There too if it was to happen maybe.
Make sure it's berg hats.
Give us some local businesses.
See if they might be interested in.
Working on a deal to make.
-- knows here's something.
I was told that that was too close to there.
So they asked me if I would.
The the trademarks.
Did you have a lawyer -- know and they now allow lawyers did you have a lawyer for this.
-- -- You just do this all by yourself when you're good idea and -- -- and -- think that said that's too close to the Super Bowl trademark is that right is that the problem.
-- so after they did this -- after that I assume that there lawyers -- right.
BI -- there's initial call on the -- started getting emails also.
Did it threaten US lawsuits and I think.
And there's little the last -- I -- yes.
Started to -- that they would.
They would send me the abandonment paperwork and then they would do well all I had to do -- sign the papers.
And they would do all of the the paperwork.
Right so after all that after all this pressure and you finally AM -- -- -- -- -- that in the amended -- below way to not pressured him.
Why US stores and be reimbursed a thousand dollars to spend with the process -- and applying for the trademark.
Or a couple of colts tickets season tickets.
Or even just an autographed picture of Roger Goodell the NFL commissioner -- they give you any of that said to drop -- suit.
And that's it just -- one of those.
Yes yes and I.
Slowly trying to bargain down my guests.
Why did give up what you might eleven what -- fight it.
The last deny god gave me a deadline.
-- was November 7 that.
If I did not.
The trademark or allow for an extension.
They would be that -- they're intent would too.
Take me a quarter.
I'm not sure the exact wording pretty much that they would take me to court and.
They would seek compensation.
That after they won.
Well I yeah I regret I have looked at my dad and a good idea I have -- they have been creative and clever -- for everybody else has to bed they -- -- -- get an autographed picture Roger Goodell acted dropped left their lawyers.
You know waited pretty heavily on you but anyways right thank you very much in May -- happy get one of these really get -- to get an autograph picture for -- -- called the -- commissioner I think you know -- weekend.
-- honestly that was.
Just to see if they would say yes.
Kind they didn't.
Right thank you very much -- Thank you have a good evening you -- --