180 firms using Musang King name


What’s in a name?: An application to trademark the name was rejected by authorities in China.

Compiled by C. ARUNO and JUNAID IBRAHIM

CHINESE businesses have beaten Malaysians in trademarking the word Musang King – a local variant of the king of fruits – with nearly 200 companies using the name in their products, Sin Chew Daily reported.

This was discovered after local Intellectual property service company Trademark2u’s application for a trademark in China was rejected by authorities there.

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