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Beemer must be next... (BMW, Trademarks, and the letter "M")


Tags Legal SystemMonopoly and Competition

Thanks, Trade*ark law. Now, thanks to a recent court decision, auto *anufacturer B*W now owns the rights to the letter * (the one after L and before N—I'* afraid to use it since B*W now owns it). Even sillier than Apple's claim to own "podcast" or even "pod". Ah, *e. Thanks to To* Bernhardt)

Stephan Kinsella is an attorney in Houston, director of the Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom, and editor of Libertarian Papers.

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