In our latest round-up, we look at the JPO offering a souvenir certificate for long-time rights holders, fashion brands stepping up their tech game, a new director at the Tunisian IP Office, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at a study into the accidental purchases of fakes, the Fiji government stepping into a trademark dispute, Kyrgyzpatent warning about use of unregistered marks, two ‘.brands’ calling it quits, and much more.
A recent case involving the registration by Green Stapler of the name of Volvo's "Made by Sweden" campaign shows how the Swedish Patent and Market Court will assess whether an applicant has acted in bad faith.
In our latest round-up, we look at the expansion of the EUIPO’s TMview search platform, Scotch Whisky attaining GI protection in South Africa, Chinese trademarks continuing rapid growth rate, and much more. Read more
In our latest round-up, we look at India exploring a drug serialisation programme, trademark lessons from the closure of Ivanka Trump's brand, a call for an IP tribunal in Uganda, and much more. Read more
Released today, Apple, Mars and Procter & Gamble head up the 2018 edition of the WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals. Now in its second edition, this community-led research project identifies the leading lights of the corporate trademark world. Read more
Taiwan’s IP Court has upheld a refusal to register the mark BALLDRIVE for goods in Class 7. The decision shows that a mark may be considered descriptive even when it has been coined by the applicant.
The assistant registrar of trademarks in Kenya has found that Jaguar Land Rover’s F-PACE mark is not similar to Shanghai Durotyre’s earlier PACE mark and affirmed the test laid out in Lloyd Schuhfabrik Meyer.
In a case involving sellers of industrial tyres, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has confirmed that the defendant’s use of a competitor’s tyre mould to make its own tyres created a likelihood of confusion.
@WTRmagazine RT @trevorclittle: Another acquisition in the trademark services sector is due to be announced later today - @wtrmagazine has the scoop now… Read more