26 Jun '12, 2am

US company trademarks the name "Green Coffee Bean" - Knockbox ...: US company trademarks the name Green Coffee B...

I am not an attorney (nor do I play one on TV), but I have had to do a lot of trademark-related research in my job. This trademark is most likely not registered; if it were, you would see the ® symbol indicating the owner has successfully registered the mark with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The TM simply means that the company is asserting ownership of the mark as its property. Trademarks have to be sufficiently unique to identify and distinguish the goods they are associated with and to identify the source of the goods as different from other sellers. This type of mark is problematic since it is a commonly used phrase. If the company wants to register it, it must provide a precise identification of the goods it will apply to. That way, the phrase can still be used by others in other contexts without threat of an infringement suit. When a mark becomes widely known,...

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