#KeepCalmandCarryon Statement from @yesnomaybeltd

We join their blogpost part-way through: When we discovered that keepcalm&carryon.com had been snapped up and was trading we checked it out and was disturbed to find a site that looked VERY similar to ours. I also saw colour choices for prints and T shirts had been copied and our suppliers too! The product was virtually indistinguishable to ours. Then we delved deeper and found that the Terms and conditions on their site had the…

#KeepCalmandCarryOn Statement from Barter Books

"Barter Books wish to make it clear that Mark Coop has no ethical or moral right to 'Keep Calm'. The reverse - when he first jumped on the band-wagon, six years after it was first put on sale, and two years after the Guardian feature and subsequent TV that started the worldwide spread, it was already well established. We have records showing when he first bought a poster from us prior to starting his 'business'…

Keep Calm and Campaign On @bbcbreakfast #Keepcalmandcarryon

This morning on @bbcbreakfast (8.20am), the story was broadcast re Mark Coop's (successful, so far) attempt to trademark 'Keep Calm and Carry On' within the EU (as applied to the items he sells: t-shirts, mugs, etc.). Mark Cooper owns keepcalmandcarryon.com, which as you can see has capitalised hugely on the slogan: On TV this morning he said: Having quit the day job, and put my life and soul into this, and build it up, and…