Trademark or Generic?

Update: And the answer is…yo-yo!

Yo-yo was a registered trademark of Duncan Toys until 1965, when it was found to be generic in a trademark infringement case against Royal Tops Company. The cost of the litigation forced both parties to shut down and sell their businesses.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: