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Re: The Fame Claim List -was [wg-b] notification as compromise?

Hi, I intend to prove my mark is famous. I have $12 in annual sales and I
spend $1.20 in promoting the mark.

Hi, I intend to prove my mark is famous, I have $12 billion in annual sales
and I spend $1.2 billion in promoting the mark.

Sales figures and Advertising figures are relevant evidence in proving
fame.  See, for example, WIPO paragrpah 284.

At 12:18 PM 9/3/99 -0700, you wrote:
>> There are about 11 categories of information a tribunal will look at in
>> determining the fame of a mark (i.e. prior registrations, sales figures,
>> advertising figures, third-party recognition, and others).
>hard to see how sales and advertising figures relate to fame and uniqueness
>of a mark.  sounds more like protectionist whining to me.

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