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Friday 01 Jul 2011: Bayer logo and Aspirin trademarks seized
As part of the treaty of Versailles after World War I, the trademarks of its successful drug Aspirin and the "Bayer-cross" logo of the German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer were confiscated in 1919 by the Allies. It wasn't until 1994 that Bayer regained the right to use its name and corporate logo in the United States by acquiring the North American company Sterling-Winthrop.

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