Tuesday, July 23, 2013

They recently acquired the trademark "Thread Teds by Thread Bears".  However, in order the do so they had to dislaim the exclusive right to use "thread teds" or "thread bears".  They, however, have stated that this only applies to goods that are not thread bears and are continuing to harass and police anyone who uses the term thread bears in any plurality or form.  I believe they are not within their legal rights to do so. The backlash from the bear community alone should have been enough to at least make them rethink their position.  Many people use the term because it is a descriptive term


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