Trademark News & Screw-ups Sorry Manchester United, 'Jose Mourinho' is a registered trademark of Chelsea Football Club

As hilarious as this example is, it only shows how valuable intellectual nproperty can be. Chelsea cannot prevent Mourinho from working for other clubs. But unless Chelsea agrees to license or give up the trademark, Manchester United will not be able to make the most out of getting Mourinho onboard, because it'd be infringing on Chelsea's trademark.

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