Community Trade Mark Law

In passing, I thought I’d share this piece of UK legislation with you.

Trade Marks Act 1994
Section 3 (1) (d) [the following shall not be registered]
…trade marks which consist exclusively of signs or indications which have become customary in the current language or in the bona fide and established practices of the trade…

1 Comment

  • celtictigger says:

    Hmmm…. as the Irish Times today reported that Web2.0 had entered common usage it is possible that Mr O’Reily falls foul of this bit too… shocking. 😉

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