British Fashion Brand Timbuktu Comes Under Fire For Trademarking "Yoruba"

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A British fashion brand has come under criticism on social media for trademarking “Yoruba”, the name of an ethnic group in West Africa. Timbuktu, an outdoor clothing brand based in northern England, filed to trademark the word “Yoruba” in 2015, records from the UK’s Intellectual Property Office show. But the registration sparked anger on Sunday […]

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Source: Guardian Newspaper