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Toronto Star on “Fencing Off the English Language”

The Toronto Star features an article on how private interests have been using trademark and copyright to fence off the English language.

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  1. The article writer’s knowledge of trademarks is questionable. The article implies that because a registration exists, no one can use those words – which of course is wrong, because trademarks must be associated with specific goods or services. Also, the two given examples are/were US trademark registrations, not Canadian, and the second registration is dead.