Sunday, October 28, 2007


Although I don't follow copyright infringement stories in Korea particularly closely, this coffee shop in Sokcho caught my eye.

As I understand the situation, Korean courts tend to allow Korean businesses to very nearly copy foreign trademarks but require foreign companies to remain very distinct from Korean brands. The Marmot (actually Dram man) has been following the story. Here is one post of his on the subject.

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