Trademark News & Screw-ups Meet The Man Who Wants To Trademark The Swastika — So Bigots Can’t Use It

The problem with this strategy is that the applicant must have a genuine intention to use the trademarks for all products and services listed in the trademark application. By publicly admitting that the only purpose of applying to register the trademark is to prevent others from using it, Maynard has pretty much established no genuine desire to use the swastika or the word "nigga" (another trademark he filed for) to offer any products or services. If nothing else, this would be sufficient to make the strategy unworkable.

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