Trademarks for public domain artwork can be accepted, says court

10-04-2017

Trademarks for public domain artwork can be accepted, says court

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Trademarking artwork that is in the public domain does not contravene public policy or the principles of morality, according to the Court of Justice of the European Free Trade Association States (EFTA Court).


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