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Re: Magnum or is it?

PostPosted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:01 pm
by shootist
tph wrote:I don't think you can trademark the name Magnum in most countries as it is already a common word in universal use.


https://trademarks.ipo.gov.uk/ipo-tmcase/page/Results/4/EU001484963

Class 30

Ice creams, water ices; frozen confections; preparations for making the aforesaid goods not included in other classes.

Holder's name
Unilever N.V.Weena 455, Rotterdam, 3013 AL, Netherlands

Representative
BAKER & MCKENZIE LLP100 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6JA, United Kingdom


IIRC, the Treaty of Madrid (?) should mean that the trademark name 'Magnum' is covered in pretty much most of the world that gives a damn about trademarks.

Re: Magnum or is it?

PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:30 am
by dls
Magnum is a word with a particular regular meaing.

Its trade mark use isquite separate - using nothing of the descriptiv element.