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Saturday, 5 March 2005


The March 2005 issue of Trademark World, published by Informa, came thudding through the IPKat's letterbox this morning. Among this month's features were the following:

* Veteran Canadian trade mark expert Dan Bereskin explains how to obtain an invalid Canadian trade-mark registration without really trying;

Nelson Mandela: how do trade mark lawyers keep him happy?
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* Elizabeth May (Berkeley IP Services) writes on some remarkable means by which Nelson Mandela has been able to prevent unwanted exploitation of his name and image;

* CPA's Rachel Gillard-Jones offers a sample of language issues addressed when monitoring official journals in different jurisdictions;

* IPKat co-master Jeremy considers the European Commission's proposal to downplay nationalism within the single market by replacing the names of EU Member States with zone numbers.

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