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INTA files amicus brief in TRUMP TOO SMALL case; Diesel wins dispute; Wilko brand sold – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Netcraft acquiring FraudWatch, a watermelon wedge trademark cancellation being upheld, and much more.

15 September 2023

Federal Court of Appeals rules in opposition proceedings involving identical marks

The decision confirms that there is no need to prove bad faith in cases where a trademark is blatantly copied.

14 September 2023

“Artists stand no chance”: viral painter speaks out after takedowns from Hasbulla, Post Malone and Warner Bros

Popular Instagram artist Rory Paints laments what he perceives as a David versus Goliath situation between artists and major brands.

12 September 2023

IP High Court rejects position mark for Dr Martens yellow welt stitching

A key factor in this case was that the application was not limited to a particular colour of shoes.

12 September 2023

Nominate now to recognise the trademark industry’s leading lights

The nominations period is open for the prestigious WTR Industry Awards 2024 and the forthcoming edition of WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals.

06 September 2023

Hermès victorious in HAIRMES trademark dispute

Following a failed opposition against the mark HAIRMES for dog beds and toys, Hermès International SA has now successfully obtained the invalidation of the mark.

06 September 2023

Casio enters NFT space; The Isley Brothers name dispute; IKEA most valuable Nordic brand – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the latest law firm moves, deadly overdoses from counterfeit pills doubling in the United States, and much more.

05 September 2023

Why ASICS is looking beyond trademarks

ASICS IP lead Koji Shimomura reveals why a more holistic IP strategy is key to remaining competitive and combatting counterfeits in the sports industry.

04 September 2023

Well-known perfume companies dealt blow in ‘smell-alike’ case

Several well-known perfume companies - including Armani, Chloe, Hugo Boss, Lancôme and L'Oréal - have lost their trademark infringement case against an Israeli maker of ‘smell-alike’ perfumes.

04 September 2023

PTO decision rejecting Christian Louboutin’s ‘red sole’ position mark suspended

In a major victory for Christian Louboutin, the 13th Federal Court of Rio de Janeiro has granted a preliminary injunction suspending the PTO’s rejection of the ‘red sole’ position mark.

30 August 2023

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