An Excellent Article In German
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'McCanns: Madeleine McCann - Trade Mark Office No. 2456061 Perhaps one of the most bizarre aspects of the case of missing Madeleine McCann was that was within days of their disappearance, their parents in a trademark application on their behalf. Trademarks are typically used to protect industrial property rights, so that in this bizarre case, it seems that not only Madeleine perceived as missing daughter, but also as a future commercial concerns, needed to the rights of those who protect the commercial interests by Team McCann. In a way, its easy to see why with Madeleine's image to attract significant sums for those interested. Personally 'trade marks "the thought that a missing child sounds pretty sick to say the least, and brings a certain disgust at the whole question of her loss. But what is your opinion? it is customary to mark a missing child was? the McCann child an exception, the name needed to trade in the circumstances indicate source: http://www.ipo.gov.uk/tm/t-find/t-find-n ...'
Comment: Excellent Article! BRILLIANT! YES A TRADEMARK, it's "all it is"! Glad that some others make Note of this in other Languages!