It’s recognised for all sorts of things Wlat but as Andrew says Barry will clarify when he’s back.
A search for “SOTA” gives 10 results for me on the 1st page. 7 of those refer to this award programs or to national associations for this award program. 2 are for other organisations and 1 is a Wikipedia disambiguation page listing Summits on The Air and other users of the term SOTA.
IIRC, a trademark can be market specific. That is why Kenwood food mixers and Kenwood home electronics both get to use the name. But the food mixer people cannot use Kenwood on an amateur radio or domestic CD players for example.