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Duke and Duchess of Sussex Archewell trademark application for “television shows” and “motion pictures”


With the Duke and Duchess of Sussex having left royal life behind and moved to Meghan’s former home in California, the stage looks set for the Duchess to make a comeback in the industry where she made a name for herself for the first time. And new reports suggest it might just be the couple’s intention, as they have allegedly registered a trademark in the name of their intended foundation, Archewell, for “TV shows” and “motion pictures.”

According to Richard Eden for the Daily mail, The Duke and Duchess have listed a wide range of potential businesses in their application to the London Intellectual Property Office, encompassing everything from “digital entertainment content” to a platform “containing information in the field of nutrition, general health and mental health “. .

An “unidentified source close to the Sussexes” told Eden: “Archewell is going to be huge”. Harry and Meghan will use it to support many causes they are passionate about. It will be a global organization with international ambitions.

The name of the foundation comes from the Greek word arche, which means sources of action, which also inspired the couple’s decision to name their son Archie. The couple had previously established the base of a nonprofit named Sussex Royal, but were prohibited from using the word ‘royal’ after leaving official royal life in late March.

The ambitious plans of the new charitable foundation were on hold, however, amid the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, with the couple saying they “look forward to launching Archewell when the time comes.”

Before achieving international fame as a member of the British Royal Family, Meghan worked as an actress, becoming best known for her role in American legal drama. Suit. Since leaving official royal life, the Duchess has made a few small forays into the world of Hollywood, having narrated a Disney documentary on elephants.

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