The Hilton hotel group has been sued for trademark infringement by a rival hotel chain in the United States.
The ECJ this week heard the arguments of Google and LVMH in a long-running battle over keywords, while the German Federal Supreme Court finally published its decision on a similar matter.
As ICANN prepares to introduce a new wave of generic top-level domains, the number of cybersquatting complaints filed by mark owners last year rose by 8%.
A group of high-ranking IP lawyers in the Philippines has called for the removal of their country from the United States Trade Representative's Special 301 list.
The Upper Deck Company has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against its rival Konami after the latter continued selling trading cards bearing the former’s holographic mark upon the termination of a distribution agreement.
Intel has been countersued for trademark infringement, unfair competition and cybersquatting in the latest development of the NETBOOK dispute.
Banking trademarks are at greater risk during the recession as fraudsters prey on concerned consumers, says the IP corporate counsel at the world’s largest bank.
Sweden’s Parliament has finally passed the bill that will implement the EU IP Enforcement Directive.
Angry vendors of knock-off goods have stormed the office of a Beijing IP firm to protest against a new anti-counterfeiting plan at Silk Street Market.
Public awareness of IP rights has reached record levels in Hong Kong, according to a survey commissioned by the Intellectual Property Department.
Jones Day has reached a settlement with BlockShopper in its trademark dispute over the real estate company’s use of web links to the law firm’s website.
The value of the of the top 500 banking brands has dived by $218 billion, according to the 2009 Brand Finance Top 500 Global Banking Brands report.
Leading trademark experts yesterday called attention to the global “puzzlement” over anti-dilution laws.
Observers have reacted to the long-awaited opinion of the advocate general of the ECJ in L’Oréal v Bellure with confusion and some consternation.
Leading US think tanks are relying on President Obama’s commitment to transparency in their legal challenge to the secrecy surrounding the negotiations over the Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement.