No, Gene Simmons does not own a patent on the word OJ. Ronnie Dio claimed that Gene Simmons tried to patent the term "OJ" so that he would get paid every time someone used the word.
Gene Simmons is a rock bassist, singer-songwriter, producer, actor and entrepreneur, who co-founded the hard rock band KISS in the early 1970s. He lives in Beverly Hills, California with his wife, Shannon Tweed and they have a son, Nick, and a daughter, Sophie.
Monster, the 20th studio album by KISS, was released in October of 2012. They are currently on tour and will play next in Perth, Australia on the 28 February 2013.