Posts Tagged "Scandalous Trademarks"

Vulgar Trademarks-How comfortable would the Indian Trademark Registry have been with ‘Comfyballs’

Amidst the major IP disputes of the week, with Ericsson stopping Xiaomi over a patent dispute and the Supreme Court denying Bayer’s appeal against the compulsory license, there were quite a few articles on the USPTO’s rejection of a trademark application called “Comfyballs” to be associated with the sale of men’s underwear. The application was rejected on the ground that the mark was vulgar.

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Vulgar Trademarks ; Suit up – It’s time for free love.

Going through over thousand trademarks published each week in the Indian Trade Marks Journal is a rather cumbersome task, but the marks that you come across in there sometimes are very interesting. Some unique, some brilliant and some down- right hilarious.

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