Did you know that Merry Christmas is trademarked?

That’s right folks, who would have thought it?
With all the mass produced Christmas stuff we see every year, it’s pretty crazy stuff!
In fact, in the US there are actually four federally registered trademarks for ‘Merry Christmas…
1. For wine, we know that’s flowing around Christmas time
2. For ‘Christmas tree ornaments and decorations’ of course
3. For cigar and cigarette boxes
4. For Bibs not of cloth or paper, caps, Jerseys, swaddling clothes (the list is longer with this one, but you get the gist)
Don’t worry though. You can still use ‘Merry Christmas’ in your goods to wish someone a happy holiday
That’s because it’s used with a common sentiment during xmas, not an individual business
So although it’s trademarked, infringement of Merry Christmas wouldn’t really stand
The more you know!
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