Beatles Prevail Over Dutch “Mobility”

29 Mar

The Beatles have successfully prevented a Dutch manufacturer from selling a Beatles inspired wheelchair.  The court found that this attempt to use this trademark is “inconceivable that consumers would be led to transfer in their minds a Beatle wheelchair with the goodwill of The Beatles, whose image is ‘even after 50 years of existence, still synonymous with youth and a certain counter-culture of the 1960s, an image which is still positive and which could specifically benefit the goods covered by the mark.'”

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