Wednesday, March 31, 2010

FIFA Trademark To Be Protected By Task Force

Investigators, legal experts and police officers will make up a task force to look out for an enforce any violations of FIFA's trademark during the World Cup by local businesses.

Its job is to sniff out businesses that infringe Fifa's intellectual property rights.

No ambush marketing cases are being investigated by the unit, but Van Dyk has warned that businesses and individuals caught using Fifa trademarks illegally will be shown no mercy.

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