Vail Resorts plans to abandon ‘Park City’ trademark

By Edward Stoner

PARK CITY, Utah — Park City Mountain Resort said Saturday it would withdraw its polarizing trademark application for the name “Park City” as it applies to a ski area, an unexpected turnabout amid widespread opposition to the bid to trademark the name of the community.PCMR on Saturday morning released a prepared statement attributed to Bill Rock, the chief operating officer of the resort, explaining the decision to withdraw the application, which was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He noted the application was initially filed by Powdr Corp., the former owner of PCMR, and it is “common within …

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