In a dispute between two Russian cosmetics manufacturers, the IP Court has suspended the proceedings and sent a request for clarification to the Constitutional Court concerning Article 1483 of the Civil Code.
Unlike the EU Intellectual Property Office, the Swedish Patent and Registration Office will examine applications on both absolute and relative grounds.
In Scotch Whisky Association v Isetan Mitsukoshi Ltd, the High Court of Singapore has upheld the Scotch Whisky Association’s appeal against the registration of the mark ISETAN TARTAN for all alcoholic beverages except beer and sake.
The Criminal Court of Tehran has sentenced an Iranian scientist to one year of imprisonment for infringement of the American Iron and Steel Institute’s trademarks.
Everything we covered on WTR over the last seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.
In our latest news digest, we look at the backlash centred on a SAGA-branded customer brochure, the latest on Air New Zealand’s controversial Kia Ora application, a China IP firm reportedly mulling a sale, and much more.
In a controversial decision, the Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Office has rejected an opposition based on information found on the opponent’s website, instead of relying on the trademark registration certificate issued by the office itself.
As hundreds of trademark practitioners descend on Dublin this week to attend the 2019 MARQUES Annual Conference, we provide key learnings from one of the biggest trademark events of the year.
The hearing officer has upheld an opposition by Sky International AG against Skyworth Group Company Limited’s application to register SKYWORTH for goods in Class 9 in Ireland.
A new petition to the USPTO requests that new rules regarding physical addresses be reconsidered. Talking exclusively to WTR, the attorney who filed the petition claims that it is “a time-sensitive matter” due to serious ongoing risks.
In Max Healthcare v Sahrudya Health Care, the Delhi High Court has held that the use by the defendant of a word that was prominent in the plaintiff’s logo marks amounted to infringement.
Last week, a seminar was hosted at INTA’s headquarters in New York titled Foresight 2020: State of the Union in the Domain Name Industry. We present takeaways from the event in this exclusive guest post.
In a victory for trademark owners, the Court of Justice of the European Union has clarified the issue of jurisdiction in cases involving the online infringement of EU trademarks.
The USPTO has refused New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s applications for TOM TERRIFIC in Classes 16 and 25, finding that the mark was “uniquely and unmistakably” associated with former New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver.
In the second part of this focus on enforcement in Brazil series, 12 key questions on litigation processes and strategies are answered.