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Use of the name Harry Potter in Star Entertainment’s Harry Potter-themed concerts was found to be merely descriptive of the concerts’ content.
14 September 2023
The decision opens the possibility of pursuing international infringement cases before the Norwegian courts where both parties are Norwegian registered companies.
20 June 2023
The court emphasised that the mark means ‘zero visibility’ or ‘see nothing’, which coincides with the characteristics and intended purpose of the goods.
09 May 2023
The publishing of the latest edition of the Nice Classification on 1 January 2023 provides clarity for applicants by highlighting disparities among the Scandinavian approaches to navigating trademark registration in digital marketplaces.
13 April 2023
In our latest round-up, we look at how the Frosties brand fell victim to new UK regulations, an invitation to participate in Mongolian customs training, and much more.
24 March 2023
While the amendments narrow the scope of protection of new trademark applications in black and white, they open up new possibilities for the registration of non-traditional marks.
03 March 2023
With Norway set to end its tradition of protecting black and white versions of figurative trademarks from March, trademark owners and brands hoping to register must quickly assess the spectrum of colour protection their mark needs.
23 February 2023
Where the parties are unable to sufficiently document the causal link between the infringing actions and the losses suffered, the court will calculate the amount of compensation at its sole discretion.
31 January 2023
Arguably, the starting point for the assessment was not laid down correctly, which caused several errors in the subsequent analysis.
05 December 2022
In this dispute between vocalist Robert Eidevik and four other members of rock band Hjerteslag, the NIPO has concluded that all band members were joint owners of the acquired trademark rights to the band name.
11 October 2022
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