Supreme Court invalidates registration for ROUTE 66
The Supreme Court has found that the registration of the mark ROUTE 66 for certain tourism-related goods and services was invalid. Among other things, the court found that the average Norwegian consumer would perceive ROUTE 66 as a geographical place. The fact that this road stretch had lost its formal status as part of the US highway system did not imply that it could no longer be considered as a geographical place.
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