In our latest round-up, we look at Italian football club Fiorentina taking the lead in blockchain anti-counterfeiting, a SUSSEX ROYAL application being filed at the USPTO, the EUIPO launching its annual user satisfaction survey, and much more.
In a cancellation action involving the mark MI COPILOTO, the Chilean Supreme Court has considered whether uncertified copies could be admitted as evidence of a trademark’s reputation.
Dell has recently prevailed in two UDRP proceedings involving ‘.co’ domain names consisting of its DELL trademark and a generic word.
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has joined its sister circuits in holding that the Supreme Court standard for awarding attorney’s fees in patent cases, set forth in Octane Fitness, was equally applicable to attorney’s fees claims under the Lanham Act.
Everything we covered on WTR over the past 12 days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.
In Conte v EUIPO, the EU General Court has confirmed that the mark CANNABIS STORE AMSTERDAM was contrary to public policy or to accepted principles of morality under Article 7(1)(f) of EU Regulation 2017/1001.
In the latest installment in our regular series on marketplaces around the world that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to Belarus.
In ScentWish Ltd v Chanel, the Tel Aviv District Court has held that the rebottling of CHANEL® perfumes does not constitute trademark infringement under the ‘genuine description’ exception provided for by Section 47 of the Trademarks Ordinance.
On 10 December 2019 the Peruvian National Police, through its IP crime division, seized over 3,000 bottles of suspected counterfeit spirits and alcoholic beverages.
In Mrs Fields Franchising LLC v MFGPC, the US Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit has reversed the district court’s grant of a preliminary injunction after termination of the exclusive licence between the parties.
In Der Grüne Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbH v EUIPO, the Court of Justice of the European Union has given guidance on the genuine use of collective marks, setting aside the judgment of the General Court.
Chinese video-sharing social platform TikTok has released its first legal transparency report, revealing that it removes content for IP infringement at a higher rate than Facebook.
The China National Intellectual Property Administration has indicated that, when the trademark embossed on a bottle cannot be removed, the recycler should cover the trademark with another label in order to render the mark invisible.
WTR is inviting trademark professionals across the globe to participate in our annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey, which measures the pulse of the industry and tracks the latest trends.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the protection of the name 'Aceto Balsamico di Modena' does not extend to the use of the non-geographical terms 'aceto' and 'balsamico'.