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Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Trademarking After the Marathon Bombings

The phrase "Boston Strong" is so popular that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has already received two different applications to trademark it. However, trademark lawyers suggest that the USPTO may not grant such an application. The phrase is geographically descriptive (it contains a city name) and it doesn't refer to a particular brand. More here from the National Law Journal.

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