n Without Prejudice - Hashtag or #trademark? : intellectual property
|Article Title||Hashtag or #trademark? : intellectual property|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||Christine Strutt and Philippa Dewey|
|Publication Date||Dec 2015|
|Pages||57 - 59|
Can the use of a trade mark as a hashtag constitute trade mark use? This was one of the questions that arose in the recent case of Eksouzian v Albanese in which the California Central District Court held that hashtags are "merely descriptive devices, not trademarks".
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