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The Battle Over “Urban Homesteading” Trademark

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Being less wasteful and more self-sufficient in urban areas has gained traction as people increasingly welcome hens and plant more vegetables in their city spaces — but the Dervaes Institute’s trademark of the phrase “urban homesteading,” commonly used to describe this lifestyle, hasn’t engendered much community spirit. In fact, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

March 16th, 2011 at 9:49 am