April 19, 2004
C! No! D! ?!

Fierce competition in the magazine market in Norway has really triggered the creativity in the publishers' branding departments:

C! D! C!
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One marvels at the inginuity of the magazine designers naming them using one letter and an exclamation mark. Can they actually copyright that?

I'm reminded of the Intel saga when they tried to copyright and trademark the '386' and '486' chips against competitors naming their chips similarly, but were kind of told by the courts that copyrighting a number was actually a bit silly.

Posted by: alkam on April 21, 2004 03:17 PM

It probably wouldn't be a copyright, but a trademark. And so I suspect that yes, they can.

Posted by: Matt on May 13, 2004 07:39 AM

I am a Norwegian man living in IStanbul, how can I find it in Istanbul?

Posted by: Stevenson on July 3, 2004 12:45 PM
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