By NewsGram Staff Writer
Famous British physicist, Stephen Hawking has applied to trademark his name at the Intellectual Property Office in order to stop people and businesses from exploiting his name with inappropriate products.
Currently, Stephen is Director of Research at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) and Founder of the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology (CTC) at the University of Cambridge.
Hawking has applied for two trademarks, the first one focuses on computer (software and hardware) and electronic equipment in general. While the other trademark is aimed at books and publications. Prof. Hawking aims to promote his name to support charities.
Professor Hawking is famous both in the scientific world and among lay people globally.