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When the content is the trademark

Karen Bolipata, Washington DC


In 2000, a bookstore owner in the UK found a poster in the shop with the words “Keep Calm and Carry On.” The owner hung it in the store and, when customers inquired about it, began selling copies. Since then, the phrase and the lone graphic—the crown of King George VI­­—have become iconic. Others have even registered the phrase as a trademark.

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Useful FAQ on trade secrets from a UK perspective. We're seeing lots of interest in TS at the moment! https://t.co/4tOJ4JGcFK

Aug 25 2016 10:41 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
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@ITMAuk She's been working on that pose, hasn't she?!

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RT @MarquesIP: Our friends at @WIPO are running a survey for readers of the WIPO Magazine. Do participate! Your opinion counts: https://t.c

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