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Submission + - Guy Trademarks Town Welcome; Sends Invoices (techdirt.com)

An anonymous reader writes: In yet another example of intellectual property run amok, a guy in the small town of Parry Sound, Ontario has trademarked the phrase "Welcome to Parry Sound," and has been sending $1,000 invoices to anyone using the phrase. He was even able to get Facebook to shut down a group called "Welcome to Parry Sound," by claiming trademark infringement.
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Guy Trademarks Town Welcome; Sends Invoices

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