Viva Trademark Protection!


My wife and I were in Puerto Rico this past week for our one year wedding anniversary. Please hold your applause. For those of you who’ve never been, the above photo is actually of Fort San Felipe del Morro taken from the adjacent Fort San Cristobal in Old San Juan.

Because I’m an attorney (and therefore naturally dull), I caught myself wondering what the trademark protection environment was like down in Puerto Rico. This spontaneous and somewhat bothersome brainwave was propagated as our tour bus drove past a Puma service station which flew a logo that I thought was strikingly similar to Puma clothing.

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