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In our latest round-up, we look at a long-running AIG dispute concluding with a settlement, US Customs seizing copycat of a rare collectors’ watch, and much more.
28 November 2023
The decision serves as an important reminder of the differences between trademark use and registration.
21 November 2023
The court notably stressed that the IPO's current approach obstructs the purpose of trademark law, making the registration of trademarks for content-related goods/services unachievable.
16 October 2023
The court notably found that the services in Classes 37 and 39 covered by the VOLKSWERKSTATT mark were similar to the Class 12 goods covered by Volkswagen’s mark.
21 September 2023
In our latest round-up, we look at Gucci being sued for patent infringement at the UPC, ‘.music’ and Google-operated TLDs preparing for sunrise, and much more.
29 August 2023
The effects of the K-Swiss dispute before the Trademark Office are still being felt across India today, as absolute grounds of refusal under the Trademark Act are being more seriously deliberated. The office’s decision sheds light on the nuances of proving whether a trademark constitutes a geographical indication.
10 August 2023
A bitter debate has been playing out in Geneva this week, with delegates from WIPO member states arguing over the funding of the organisation’s office in Russia.
22 June 2023
The change was prompted by a decision of the Swiss Supreme Court concerning the word mark BUTTERFLY.
12 June 2023
The court concluded that, considering the low level of attention of the relevant consumers, "a wild, red beast" would stick in their memory.
05 April 2023
At issue in this case was whether the defendant, which runs a confectionery business on the premises of the former Conditorei Schober, was entitled to use the SCHOBER marks.
14 March 2023
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