"Nation wants to know:" Who has copyright over this phrase made popular by Arnab

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When you say 'Nation Wants to Know,' you immediately think of Arnab Goswami. The question now is can he use the phrase that he had coined during his stint with Times Now? Goswami says that he has been threatened with a legal notice by a top media house which says that it has already filed for trademark registration.

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Goswamy in an audio message posted on the social media said that he had been threatened with imprisonment by a media group if he were to ever use the phrase on television.

He was sent a six page legal notice. Goswami said in the message that he has decided to go public with the threat. The threat of imprisonment will not deter me. Bring your moneybags and lawyers, file the criminal case against me for using the phrase, "nation wants to know." Spend all the money you have and arrest me. I am waiting in my studio. Come enforce the threat, Goswami also said.

He goes on to explain that the phrase belong to all of us. I have used the phrase with pride, in my reporting and on debates, Goswami also said while not revealing which media house had sent him the legal notice.

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