WHEN HIPPIES GO TO COURT

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I watched a Youtube video posted by Robert John Godfrey the main man of British progressive rock band The Enid, in the film he describes the catastrophic outcome of his attempt to challenge Gerald Palmer in court.  ‘I was quite fond of Gerald  I have to say.’ he seems a little emotional as he says this, perhaps remembering times gone by, made me wonder just how fond he was of Gerald.

RJG  did have a justified reason to take Gerald  to court, he  had registered  ‘The Enid ‘ as a trademark without the groups consent. This had immediate dire consequences as The Enid are unable to trade without requesting a licence from GP to use their own name !

As the proceedings unfolded The Enid win control of their trademark, perhaps it could have all ended there an then but it did not, facts are best described by the participants…

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