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In the latest instalment of this 25-year-old dispute between Cubatabaco and General Cigar, the TTAB ruled in favour of Cubatabaco and granted a petition for cancellation of two COHIBA marks under Article 8 of the Pan-American Convention.
06 February 2023
The fraudulent campaign demonstrates how “scams continue to evolve and become more sophisticated”, claims the agency in an internal email.
02 February 2023
Our annual assessment of the US brand landscape reveals the top filers and representatives, volatile application trends, and much more.
26 January 2023
In our latest round-up, we look at Chicken Slice prevailing over Chicken Inn, new trademark requirements in Iraq, and much more.
24 January 2023
A new entity calling itself the US Patent & Trademark Office has been sending trademark owners erroneous invoices in recent weeks, asking for payment to prevent trademark cancellation.
18 January 2023
Senior executives at the USPTO outline key developments and challenges that occurred over the past 12 months and reveal future plans at the agency, in an exclusive sit-down with WTR.
22 December 2022
US Congress is working toward passage of an omnibus bill that includes funding for the USPTO and progression of the INFORM Consumers Act requiring online marketplaces to verify and disclose seller data.
21 December 2022
Marks that constitute the “prominent portion” of a varietal denomination are unregistrable under Sections 1, 2 and 45 of the Trademark Act, because they are generic for the varietals they identify.
16 December 2022
In our latest round-up, we look at Ben & Jerry’s settling its Unilever dispute in Israel, $30 million worth of counterfeit goods being seized in New Orleans, and much more.
16 December 2022
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