Better late than never: registering old trade marks

Author(s): Rob White

When is new old? When is old new? When it's New College, Oxford.  It's both ancient and modern because, after suitable deliberation - 633 years - the College has decided that, contrary to the views of Shakespeare's Juliet, there is something in a name.

It recently succeeded in securing a trade mark registration for the College in the UK for the word mark NEW COLLEGE OXFORD in respect of the institution's core education services as well as clothing and bags.

Download full article which appears in the March 2012 issue of Intellectual Property Magazine

Better late than never: registering old trade marks?

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