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The Ritz In Desborough Must Change Its Name, Says The Ritz In London

The Ritz has been a focal point for entertainment in Desborough for 75 years, but 4pm Wednesday 19th December is the deadline for the wedding and conference venue to agree to change its name. At least, that's the demand from solicitors acting for the owners of the famous Ritz Hotel chain, which includes The Ritz in London. The Ritz name, they say, is their trade mark and the Ritz, Desborough, should "cease to make any use of the name".
Stuart talks to Kris Malde, the owner of the Ritz in Desborough, and to Gary Assim, a lawyer specialising in copyright and Trade Marks with Shoosmiths solicitors.


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Tue 18 Dec 2012 06:00

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