DD Loses Bid to Trademark “Best Coffee in America”

By Todd Wallack, Boston Globe – November 23, 2012  The Boston Globe reported in a story on November 23, 2012 that Dunkin’ Donuts won’t be able to claim exclusive­ rights to the phrase “Best Coffee in America.” The Patent and Trademark Office has tentatively rejected the Canton-based chain’s efforts to trademark the slogan, saying it is not distinctive enough to…

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