Swift and her recent US trade mark applications have made headlines and even
inspired those who usually do not care about IP and/or trade marks to comment
about them. Indeed, this Kat has been asked about her thoughts on Ms
Swift’s trade marks quite a lot by non trade marky friends, also comparing it
to the Rihanna t-shirt case.
|In kitten heels, no less...|
|"Money, money, money.... " - |
did ABBA ever trade mark their song title?
“This Sick Beat™, [is] a satirical parody song I released on 31 January 2015, in protest of Taylor Swift’s application to trademark several common phrases, has generated much controversy.”Looking at his website Mr Norton's intention seems to be to provoke and make people think. In essence, he argues that Ms Swift’s trade marks are "a direct attack on one of the most fundamental and inalienable rights of all: our freedom of speech".