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Kate trademarks her name

- April 2nd, 2013
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The Duchess of Cambridge at a recent outing with Scouting groups. (Photo: ANDY STENNING/AFP)

The Duchess of Cambridge has made the move to trademarked her name – but it’s not so she can make money (although she could – probably boatloads of cash).

It’s to help her charity profit from her name.

Vogue reports Kate will trademark her royal title so the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry can use her name on items, including clothing.

“Since the name change of the foundation last year, we have been registering our new name and logo in different territories around the world,” a spokesman told Telegraph columnist Richard Eden.

“As part of that process, we have to choose any categories under which we might conceivably operate in the future. This also protects the foundation against other people using its name illegally. We included clothing in case we choose, for example, to make T-shirts in years to come, for marathon runners, etc.”

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1 comment

  1. j | April 29, 2013 at 10:16 pm

    How egotistical. I hope Canada rejects any trademark application.

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