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Others See Law as Entertainment; We See Our Clients All the Same

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Celebrities and political scandals may nab most news headlines, but it seems even the modest world of trademark law is entitled to its 15 minutes of fame.

Last November, in an unusual detour from business as usual, an AdvisorLaw client found its trademark registration temporarily denied due to a linguistic and cultural misunderstanding. The name of the client’s restaurant, Fuku, which is a Japanese word meaning good fortune, wealth, and prosperity, was rejected for sounding … READ MORE