Pablo Escobar trademark denied by Colombia
BOGOTA, Colombia Colombia's government has refused to register as a trademark the full name of Pablo Escobar, the country's most notorious criminal.
The cocaine kingpin's widow and two children, who live in Argentina, had appealed an earlier rejection.
The Commission of Industry and Commerce said Thursday that granting a trademark would be immoral and subvert public order. It said the name Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria is associated with a dark period of violence in Colombia that claimed... read more
Most read news
- 00:49 Alaska troops among those left waiting for announcement of Army cuts
- 00:05 Widening Maitland Blvd. premature: My Word
- 00:05 Hillary, Jefferson Davis and hunger: Letters
- 22:37 Orlando City will not file appeal on Kaká red card
- 22:34 Former Miss Colorado USA reacts to Trump
- 22:19 American heroes fought wars so NASCAR fans could wave Confederate flag
- 22:18 Texas-sized redheaded centipede is terrifying the Internet
- 22:18 Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80
- 21:50 Consistent Carli Lloyd puts finishing touches on World Cup title
- 21:17 Gordon hopes gloomy season clears at Daytona