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Trademark Your Stuff, Man! | ZenKimchi
I think I had mentioned something about this before and people were skeptical. Now the JoongAng Daily has come out with a piece on how Pocheon Makgeolli got trademarked in 2008–in Japan by a Japanese company. Pocheon is a region, not a brand. So now makgeolli makers in Pocheon can’t write “Pocheon” on their bottles …