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It was registered in OHIM for classes 9, 12, 28, 35, 38, 41, 42, and 45. However, in the United States, the application was refused on the ground that ‘dronie’ is a descriptive term ie the examiner stated “…DRONIE is a merely descriptive word used to refer to taking a video of one’s self using a camera on a drone… It is likely the applicant’s goods and services feature information about dronies and are used in taking, processing, posting and sharing dronies. Accordingly, the word DRONIE in the proposed mark is merely descriptive for a feature and use of the goods and services and registration must be refused…”
Surely as the USPTO had the sense to prevent the registration then OHIM ought to have least said no……and objected.

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