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KATIE PERRY wins out over KATY PERRY
Problems caused by sharing nearly the same name. The Federal Court of Australia has held …Read more
Black Friday: Back in Black
A trade mark clash over a major retail event Black Friday is a US institution …Read more
Banksy: Flower Thrower trade mark thrown out
Banksy comes a cropper at the Trade Mark Registry The famously anonymous street artist Banksy …Read more
Why Trade Marks Matter
Trade marks play a pivotal role in business success by protecting brand identities and distinguishing products and services in the marketplace. Understanding the nuances of trade mark law, policies, and practices is essential for individuals and businesses aiming to safeguard their valuable intellectual property assets and thrive in today’s competitive landscape.
Playing Silly Burgers
Even the biggest brands need to follow the rules Even the biggest brands need to …Read more
Nusret Gökçe: A pinch of salt
A celebrity chef makes a move We were flicking through the internet this morning, wondering …Read more
Louboutin: We got sole
Colour marks are a high-end purchase – like designer shoes! This week, we’ve been mostly …Read more
Beyoncé in Feyoncé melée
How far can someone prevent punning use of their name or trade mark? A trade …Read more
iTrump trumps Trump
This story goes to show that money and power can’t necessarily get you everything you …Read more
Darjeeling gets its knickers in a twist
Another look at the interface between brands and geographical designations We like nothing better than …Read more
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Our trade mark-focused blog posts and articles cover a wide range of topics, ensuring that you are well-equipped with the knowledge necessary to protect your brands or make informed decisions. From discussing recent trade mark infringement cases to offering guidance on trade mark registration, brand management, licensing, and global trademark issues, our content caters to the diverse needs and interests of our esteemed readers.
A brand with slave-owning connotations decides to do the decent thing In order to perform …Read more
In the (Brew)Dog house
Another case of overzealous brand enforcement resulting in a bad hangover BrewDog, crafter of ‘punk’ …Read more
I looked over Jordan (but overlooked Qiáodān)
Michael Jordan in a battle for his Chinese trade mark rights Five years ago, basketball …Read more
Identifying holes in donut brand protection Exciting food brand-related news reveals that London’s first official …Read more
Brands are more than just trade marks – you need to be careful how you …Read more
Kylie: She should be so lucky!
This town ain’t big enough for the both of our brands… Some celebs are so …Read more
It’s beginning to look not enough like Christmas…
An unnecessary political intervention on Christmas branded coffee cups So, well, it’s only November and …Read more
A Byword For Cheese
The perils of a brand becoming too well-known You know your trade mark has really …Read more
Looking into how trade marks can protect 3D shapes Parenthood brings many proud and memorable …Read more
Puma eats poodle…
A tale of two kitties. And a dog In a landmark legal decision back in …Read more
A storm in a coffee cup
In which someone tries to goad Starbucks in the name of ‘humor’ There’s been a …Read more
Storm in a teashop
Another food-related blog entry – this time, much do about nothing concerning muffins Another day, …Read more
Pho heavens’ sake!
A clash of Vietnamese restaurants that seemed tailor-made for headline writers In a story that …Read more
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