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Episode 1 – A History of Trademarks: From the Ancient World to the 19th Century

December 6, 2021 - From Prehistory to the Industrial Revolution, explore the history of trademarks through the Ancient World, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, all the way to the Paris Convention of 1883. Read transcript.

References:
Petite histoire des marques: de l’Antiquité à nos jours, 2018, French, Juliette Tallobre, Dépôt-De-Marque.com
Marks and the Medici, 2020, English, Robert Fredona, University of York,
Expositions Universelles, French, Christiane Demeulenaere-Douyère, Encyclopædia Universalis‎ [online]

 

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