Sussex royals banned from using 'Sussex Royal'

Published by Craig Wilmann on February 20th 2020, 3:03pm

The Queen and senior officials are expected to announce that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will no longer be able to use the ’Sussex Royal’ label on any of their official products or services.

The label was launched, along with its own website, last month. The Duke and Duchess also submitted an application to trademark the term for a wide range of products.

It was also expected to be used for a new charity venture that was due to be launched later this year.

However, all of this now appears to be off the table, with a royal source telling The Daily Telegraph:

“As The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are stepping back as senior Members of the Royal family and will work towards financial independence, use of the word ‘Royal’, in this context, needed to be reviewed. Discussions are still ongoing.

As part of the process to transition The Duke and Duchess of Sussex into their new chapter - planning has been well underway around the launch of their new non profit organisation. Details will be shared in due course.”

A spokeswoman for the couple announced yesterday that their royal roles will official end on 31st March. 

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February 20th 2020, 3:03pm

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