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SpongeBob Wins Legal Victory Against Planned “Krusty Krab” Restaurant - Intellectual Property News

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Posted on: Nov 8, 2017

Creators of popular movies, TV shows, books, and video games are sometimes savvy enough to register unique characters and fictional places with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, but a federal court ruling in a case involving SpongeBob Squarepants shows that a fictional business need not be trademarked in order to benefit from trademark protection.

Take a look to find out what happens to the "Krusty Krab" here

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