Keep Calm and Trademark
â€śHaving quit the day job and put my life and sole into this, and built it up and rely on it for my livelihood, I have to protect me own interests.â€ť – Mark Coop, Keep Calm and Carry On Ltd.
A battle over the use of the well known wartime phrase “keep calm and carry on” has broken out. Itâ€™s used on everything from mouse-mats, to mugs, but who owns it?
Hereâ€™s a great news report from BBC about the use of trademarking, as well as some interesting facts from Maggie Ramage (Institute of Trademark Attorney) on what you canâ€™t and canâ€™t do.
Click here to view the report
Check your name for trademarking at the Intellectual property office’s website