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Offline chrisild

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Re: Royal Mint of Belgium to close
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2017, 04:10:48 PM »
Since those British lawyers have apparently not attacked the mints in CA (Royal Canadian Mint) and DK (Royal Danish Mint) so far, the term "Royal Belgian Mint" should work. The "mint" in Copenhagen even uses royalmint.dk as its domain name. Tsk tsk, how dare they. ;)

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Re: Royal Mint of Belgium to close
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2017, 06:20:09 PM »
Perhaps this trademarking and naming issue will go away after the United Kingdom withdraws from the European Union.
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Re: Royal Mint of Belgium to close
« Reply #17 on: August 10, 2017, 09:12:15 PM »
I think "Royal Navy" is much too close to "Koninklijke Marine" and "Kungliga flottan" and I bet the Royal Navy uses an anchor and a crown in its logo also. Make them pay for such abuses!

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Re: Royal Mint of Belgium to close
« Reply #18 on: August 10, 2017, 09:18:35 PM »
I do often wonder whether everybody here knows what I mean when I write "the Royal Mint", so I often add "(UK)". It seems there is no such problem when I write about "the Queen". When I was in Germany, I noticed people just used the English word for her, saying "die Queen" instead of the expected "die Königin".