Trade mark claim for specific shade of purple filed by Prince's estate

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Independent.co.uk: "The estate of late musician Prince has reportedly filed a claim to trademark a particular shade of the colour purple.  If successful film and music producers could be banned from using it.  

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Prince and his estate are famously protective of their copyrighted material. In 2016, Universal Music even filed a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) takedown notice on a video of people singing the song “Purple Rain.” A large group of people in Minneapolis were singing the song as tribute to the late singer just after his death."

 

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