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Japan disallows trademark registration of era names

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It doesn't matter in the market place.

Long gone are the days when "era names" had buying power.

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If you really wanted to register a trademark with the new era name, all you have to do is do it overseas.

I'm not personally interested in doing anything like that, but if I were able to register the .COM Domain for the new era, I certainly would. They would probably piss off the Japanese government enough for them to buy it from me for more than a few bucks.

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