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In our latest round-up, we look at major cities heading to the metaverse, Tony’s Chocolonely being forced to change packaging, and much more.
27 February 2024
The JPO found that there was no likelihood of confusion between Louis Vuitton Malletier’s famous ‘LV’ monogram and a figurative mark including a monogram-like device in Classes 18 and 25.
26 February 2024
WTR analyses trademark filing trends at major Asia-Pacific registers.
22 February 2024
Surprisingly, the JPO did not find that NEW BALANCE had a high degree of reputation as a source indicator of New Balance’s products.
20 February 2024
The JPO Appeal Board concluded that the relevant consumers would recognise the position marks, which consisted of a chevron pattern applied to jackets and trousers, as a source indicator.
14 February 2024
We examine brand protection challenges and strategies at the borders and ports of entry in Japan.
06 February 2024
While the JPO admitted that COCO had a high degree of reputation as a source indicator of Chanel’s perfumes, it questioned the mark’s renown in relation to other cosmetics.
01 February 2024
In our latest round-up, we look at Levi Strauss suing an Italian luxury brand, Hong Kong Customs seizing $1.3 million in counterfeit electronic products and much more.
26 January 2024
While the JPO recognised that ELLE had become famous as a source indicator in connection with fashion magazines, it questioned whether the mark had acquired a certain degree of recognition in relation to Class 43 services.
25 January 2024
In our latest update, we look at the Swedish Patent and Registration Office responding to a recent counterfeiting report, Japan and China exchanging views on IP protection, and much more.
24 January 2024
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