Papa John’s is in the midst of a new marketing campaign. Part of that campaign is to remove the apostrophe from their name and logo, which was confirmed in a new trademark application filing.
Fortune quoted Josh Gerben regarding the amount of time that it will take to process the new filing:
“[…] the new look could appear as late as early 2019, as the trademark office can take up to four months to examine an application”
Source: Moore, M. “Papa John’s May Be Changing Its Name. But You’d Barely Notice”. Fortune.com. September 21 2018.