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Trademark row over Iceland football chant

An buy canada goose jacket Icelandic cartoonist has found that he can’t canada goose clearance sell T shirts featuring the chant made famous by the country’s football fans because the word has been trademarked.

Hugleikur Dagsson produced the shirts featuring the “H” canada goose coats on sale chant to mark the country’s participation in the World Cup finals in Russia, the canada goose outlet toronto factory first time the national team has canada goose black friday sale reached the tournament’s final stages, Iceland Monitor reports.

The chant was made famous by fans dressed Canada Goose Jackets as Vikings at the European Championship finals in 2016, where Iceland reached the quarter finals, beating England along the way.

However, it transpires that a 2016 trademark on the word “Hh” also applies to “H”, canada goose deals after Canada Goose Online the Icelandic trademark Canada Goose sale office canada goose clearance sale ruled that they are the same word, and Dagsson has been told to stop printing the shirts or Canada Goose Parka pay a royalty to the trademark holder.

‘The buy canada goose jacket cheap Grinch has stolen the Viking clap’It’s Canada Goose online a move that has angered the cartoonist, writing on Facebook that “The Grinch canada goose has stolen the Viking clap”, noting that the cheap Canada Goose trademark canada goose store is grammatically incorrect, as Icelandic never adds the letter ‘h’ to the end of words.

“Secondly,” he says, suggesting 2018 canada goose outlet that nobody should own the word, “I thought homesite we had plundered the clap from Scotland like real Vikings.”

Despite the notice, Dagsson is undeterred, and says that he will continue selling the contentious shirts, telling Reykjavik Grapevine that half of the profits canadian goose jacket will go to https://www.expeditionparkaoutlets.ca the Icelandic Cancer Canada Goose Coats On Sale Society.

“Well, the ball is his [the trademark holder’s] court. So we decided to tell Facebook about this and see what happens,” he said.

The patent office has not commented Canada Goose Outlet on the row, but documentation shows that the word “Hh” is registered until September canada goose outlet store locations 2026.

Reporting by Alistair Coleman

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