Online travel company LastMinute.com has won the right to have a competing firm's European trade mark cancelled. The European Union's Court of First Instance (CFI) has backed the British firm, overturning a ruling by the EU office for trade marks. LastMinute.com objected to a European trade mark registration for the term Last …
A Pox on all these devils dancing on the point of a pin!
I'll stick with my own opinion, which is that regardless of the opinion of judges, legislators, and tyrants, no one should ever be issued any trademark related to a commonly used word or combination of words in any language. 'Last Minute' in my opinion is epic fail for any trademark. 'Apple' should have been treated the same -- All of them.
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