Meghan and Harry have agreed not to used 'Sussex Royal' brand

They still may be the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but their spokesperson now says that their brand will drop the word "Royal."
2:03 | 02/22/20

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They still may be the duke and duchess of Sussex but when it comes to using the term "Royal" that's another story the Buckingham palace weighing in on the request for them to trademark the name and Julia Macfarlane has more from London. Reporter: Two months after hay and Meghan announced to the world their intentions to split from the royal family by stepping down as senior working Royals, they take perhaps the most visual step towards Independence and gained a million followers with their Sussex Instagram page and while the label was viewed as lucrative they say their brand will drop the word royal starting this spring. A statement reading, while the duke and duchess are focused on plans to establish a new nonprofit organization given the specific uk government rules surrounding the use of the word "Royal," it has been therefore agreed that their nonprofit organization when announced this spring will not be named Sussex royal foundation. A lengthier post was shared on their website. They wrote, while there's not any jurisdictio. It is a blow to not have royal in their branding but it also gives them a lot of freedom and it means that now during this 12-month review period people can't hold them accountable to anything when it comes to their own commercial endeavors. Reporter: Harry and Meghan have spent the last few months in Canada, with trips to the United States. Winding down their operations and closing their office at Buckingham palace in April, their last day as senior Royals will be March 31st when they'll become financially independent. The use of royal has been the most important issue. The sussexs perhaps recognizing that need for clarity updating their website on more information on that this week. Dan. All right, thank you very much.

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