E.U. Cans "Spam Is Ham" Trademark Case
Hormel argued that the practice of software companies using the word “spam” in their products was diluting Hormel’s brand name.
However, E.U. trademark officials rejected Hormel’s appeal to trademark “spam,” noting that most of the hits yielded by a Google search for the word “spam” only made reference to the definition pertaining to e-mail, not...
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