Boekingsplatform Booking.com the brand, however, to register as an official trade mark in question, the supreme court of the United States of america on Tuesday. This is the earlier, negative assessment of the U.s. Patent and Trademark Office on the table.
According to the previous statement, it would Booking.com a generic name, for protection to be granted.
The supreme court is going to object, because consumers are, certainly, would be able to distinguish which is the name for a specific operation. "Because ..." Booking.com " no general name for the consumers, the name is not, in general," according to judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
According to U.s. law, may only be established if it is clearly distinguishable from other products on the market today. 'Common' words are to an entire category of products or services or refer to, such as, for example, "car", or "boekingsplatform' - is not to be included. This was, in fact, the discussion of Booking.com because the name is similar to the description of the service in general.
The name of Booking.com since 2006, the world used by the company. In 2011 and 2012, and asked for the owners name registration, but these requests were made in 2016, it will be rejected.