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The Eu Has Rejected An Appeal From A Spanish Pizzeria Over Mafia Trademark

The EU has rejected an appeal from a Spanish Pizzeria over "Mafia" Trademark

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Trady

22 March 20193 min read

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The EU has rejected an appeal from a Spanish Pizzeria over "Mafia" Trademark

Famous Quote from 'The Godfather'

Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold.

Controversy Surrounding Pizzeria Chain Name

The Spanish pizzeria chain named 'La Mafia se sienta a la mesa' faced a controversy regarding its connection to organized crime. EU judges rejected an appeal by the company to keep European trademark protection for the mentioned trademark.

Fascination with the Mafia in Pop Culture

People all over the world are fascinated by real-life and fictional mafiosos since the 1920s.,Films, TV shows, music, video games, and cartoons have contributed to the enduring legacy of 'The Godfather' and the myth of the Mafia. The Mafia is portrayed in various genres, from crime dramas to comedies.

EU's Stance on the Issue

The EU judges consider it immoral to trade on the name of a criminal organization. The dominant element of the contested mark, the word 'mafia', is understood worldwide as referring to a criminal organization. The mark does not comply with EU trademark rules as it conveys a positive image of the Mafia's activities and trivializes the perception of their criminal activities.

Conclusion

The Godfather, a famous quote from the movie, has become an enduring symbol of revenge. The controversy surrounding the pizzeria chain named 'La Mafia se sienta a la mesa' highlights the fascination with the Mafia in pop culture. The EU's stance on the issue emphasizes the negative perception of the Mafia's activities. 


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