Originally posted 2006-05-17 20:07:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

“Opinion polls show that many consumers in Lithuania identify the pleasure of eating pizza with our trademark,” said Mindaugas Gumauskas, marketing director of the Cilija [Lithuania] company. “This makes us believe that the scent of freshly baked pizza is a subject to our copyright.”

Washington Post, May 17, 2006

Lithuania. Pizza. Smelliness. Secondary meaning. Self delusion. I really don’t understand why everyone doesn’t want to practice intellectual property law.

UPDATE: Bad news.

By Ron Coleman

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