In United States Seafoods LLC v EUIPO, the EU General Court has confirmed that the mark UNITED STATES SEAFOODS, with a design resembling the US flag cropped into the shape of a territory, was descriptive.
The High Court of Delhi has reaffirmed that the trademark holder’s express consent to the use of a similar/identical trademark is an essential requirement to avail of the defence of acquiescence under Section 33 of the Trademark Act.
In the latest edition of our series on physical marketplaces around the world that are reportedly notorious for the sale of counterfeit goods, we head to Portugal.
Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.
Argentina’s National Institute of Industrial Property has passed two new resolutions that will have a significant impact on trademark owners and practitioners.
In our latest round-up, we look at how a potential change to Instagram could impact DTC brands, how ‘water stewardship’ could boost brand value, a UKIPO office move, and much more.
A recent decision of the US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit shows that a party that has been enjoined from using a trademark should immediately implement a thorough strategy to halt all use of the infringing mark by both itself and its distributors and vendors.
In EI Papadopoulos SA v EUIPO, the EU General Court has provided guidance regarding the assessment of evidence intended to show the enhanced distinctiveness of a mark.