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Re: Patent vs Trade Mark
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As I read through all of these posts the interesting thing is kayak names. I don't think any manufacturers copyright their model names. Like Nordcapp, Arluk, Gulfstream, and on and on. It seems there's a gentlemen's agreement of first come first served. Once a company comes up with a model name its "there's. Advocet, or Explorer. There's a car called an Explorer. (Ford). Imagine if NDK got the name copyrighted and told Ford not to use it. Maybe in the big leagues like autos they get the models copyrighted? But in kayaks, its just seems like the models belong to the first to use it.

I once got a Cease and Desist from Bose. I "made up" the slogan "Hearing is believing" and a high-end audio client of mine used if for ads that I created. Bose was very cordial and understanding and didn't use it for years, never-the-less, they owned it. I apologized and that was that. I actually spoke with them on the phone and we had a few laughs about it. Life can be difficult or easy and its just up to the people involved as Etienne wrote.

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