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n.1.A peculiar distinguishing mark or device affixed by a manufacturer or a merchant to his goods, the exclusive right of using which is recognized by law.
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Then he talked to all the boys very seriously about cruelty, and said how hard-hearted and cowardly it was to hurt the weak and the helpless; but what stuck in my mind was this, he said that cruelty was the devil's own trade-mark, and if we saw any one who took pleasure in cruelty we might know who he belonged to, for the devil was a murderer from the beginning, and a tormentor to the end.
It is so essentially the instrument of all the people, in fact, that we might almost point to it as a national emblem, as the trade-mark of democracy and the American spirit.
When we see other monks looking tranquilly up to heaven, but having no trade-mark, we always ask who those parties are.
Why, Watson, let us put their own devilish trade-mark upon them.
Kamsut) sought to expunge the trade-mark KAMA SUTRA owned by Jaymei Enterprises Inc.
Changes in the procedure for examining new applications at the UK Trade Marks Registry mean that trade-mark owners will have to take positive steps to ensure that conflicting marks do not find their way onto the register.
This article discusses the intersection of trade-mark law and the freedom of speech in the context of Internet domain names.
Since trade-mark law falls within the scope of Community law (Directive 89/104/EEC), the Supreme Court of Finland, before which the case was brought at final instance, referred a number of questions on the interpretation of the WTO Agreement on trade-related intellectual property rights, in particular Article 16 which concerns the scope of the exclusive rights conferred by a trade mark, to the EU Court.
Following a successful ruling over the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in Canada, CelebDirect (Pink Sheets:CELI) believes it has identified a number of additional trade-mark infractions regarding its trade-mark "In the Raw[R]" in Canada.
The system provides scope for trade-mark owners to secure protection for their mark in several states whilst filing just one request in one language with one Office and by paying just one series of fees in one currency (the Swiss Franc).
He held that there was no likelihood of confusion between the "Boston Chicken" design and plaintiff's trade-mark "Boston Pizza" and therefore confined his analysis to the "Boston Chicken" trade- mark.