[Talk-us] Facts about the world

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Thu Apr 9 23:56:34 UTC 2015


On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 7:30 AM, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:

> Am 08.04.2015 um 15:23 schrieb Russ Nelson:
> > Simon Poole writes:
> >  > The wiki already explains: they hold a trademark for GR which makes
> >  > using the "official" names of the routes essentially impossible in and
> >
> > Perhaps French trademark law is different than US trademark law, but
> > in the US, you can *always* use a trademark truthfully. Thus, you can
> > call Coke-a-Cola Coke-a-Cola all day long and they can't stop you.
> >
> Yes, but we are using their trademark on a competing product, aka Pespi
> labelling their bottles with Coke-a-Cola (made by Pepsi).
>

The USA many knock off products are marketed like this example:

    Target Baby Shampoo
    (compare ingredients to Johnson and Johnson (R) No More Tears (tm)"

The copies typically have the identical ingredients statement to the
original.
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