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Calm shattered by trademark carry on

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posted on Sep, 23 2011 @ 03:41 AM
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Calm shattered by trademark carry on


www.ft.com

Mark Coop, whose business – Keep Calm & Carry On Ltd – has been selling items emblazoned with the phrase since 2007, gained an EU trademark for the words in April
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posted on Sep, 23 2011 @ 03:41 AM
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absolutley chuffing rediculous !

the slogan is over 70 years old - and i have seen reproductions of it long before 2007

so coops claim that :


" they are jumping on the back of what i came up with "


exposes him as eith an idiot , or delusional

thankfullly, this trademark claim is being challenged

www.ft.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Sep, 23 2011 @ 03:42 AM
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PS - any one inclined to by a peice of " keep calm and carry on " merchandise , please buy it from any one but coop - that will teach him



posted on Sep, 23 2011 @ 04:04 AM
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Great thread.

Carry on.........



posted on Sep, 23 2011 @ 08:51 AM
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Im sorry chaps you have it totally wrong.

Nothing to see here, move on now fellows:

Keep Calm and Drink Tea!


Elf



posted on Sep, 23 2011 @ 09:59 AM
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I think the real problem is that the trademark office is so ignorant as to actually grant this trademark.



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