Trademark of the Week- SAMSUNG
The technology giant ruling the globe started as Samsung-Sanyo Electronics in the year 1969 by Byung-chull Lee. During the initial years, Samsung was only operating in the domestic market in South Korea and started with the production of Black and white TV following washing machine, refrigerator etc.
The year 1977 was a period of substantial growth, development, and advancement for the company after the prior sale of over 1 million black and white TVs. This was the year when Samsung appeared in the center stage on the global market with volume production, exporting color TVs, acquiring Korea Semiconductor Co. and establishing as “Samsung Electronics Industry Co Ltd”.
In subsequent years, Samsung massively expanded its market, starting with its first overseas office in the United States. In the year 1990’s Samsung continued expansion in the Global market by developing a mobile phone handset, production in China, and wireless internet phones.
Thereafter, the company started the millennium with groundbreaking sales of over 100 million units of TV, following the establishment of design management center, entering into an agreement with IBM and establishment of system LSI R&D center in China.
Samsung was ranked 7th most valuable brand in the world in Interbrand’s “Best 100 Global Brands” after the launch of smartphone-series Galaxy in 2010.
Today, Samsung has emerged as an industry leader in technology and now ranked as a top 10 global brand operating in more than 200 locations worldwide. It employs more than 320,000 people in approximately 84 countries. This makes it the Trademark of the day and has received registration and protection from USPTO having registration no: 1164353.
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