Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/19/12
Tim Tebow has been awarded the trademark for “Tebowing” according to a report. Tebow had been in a legal battle with two fans who sought to own the term which refers to the prayer-like pose that the Jets backup quarterback does.The United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded Tebow a trademark for “Tebowing” on October 9th.“I know it was something that was cool for me in the past, but it’s not something I do as ‘Tebowing,’” Tebow said. “It’s something I do that’s prayer for me and then it got hyped up as Tebowing. So I think (it’s) just to control how it’s used as well. Make sure it’s used in the right way.”Despite owning rights to the term Tebow does not plan to use it for profit. Should Tebow ever reconsider the money would go to his charity, the Tim Tebow Foundation.One of the fans hoping to earn right to the term owned a website. It is unclear which website it was since both the owner of Tebowing.com and TebowingGear.com both had sought the trademark. Both fans applied
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