18 March 2020TrademarksRory O'Neill

Delta Airlines slams Marriott’s ‘absurd’ TM strategy

Marriott Hotels’ expansion of its Canadian brand Delta Hotels into the US has angered Delta Airlines, which has hit out at the company for refusing to “see reason” and negotiate a licence to the air carrier’s trademarks.

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