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Trade Marks

How a photographer is taking on Prince’s estate over copyright infringement

Luke Rehbein, Associate Director at Dawn Ellmore Employment, on the story of how a photographer is taking on Prince’s estate over copyright infringement  In a copyright story with a twist, a photographer is taking the late singer Prince’s estate to court…. Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore Trade mark news on LinkedIn: Booking.com dispute with USPTO reaches the Supreme Court

Luke Rehbein on Booking.com versus the USPTO reaches the Supreme Court How generic can a domain name registration be? This is the issue playing out in the US trade mark sector right now, using a case involving Booking.com. The US… Continue Reading →

Global trade mark news round-up from LinkedIn

Global trade mark news changes fast. Keeping up with developments affecting major brands, trade mark battles and general Intellectual Property (IP) updates can be difficult. Here’s a round-up of the major trade mark headlines from LinkedIn to keep you up… Continue Reading →

Catch up on global trade mark news from LinkedIn

The trade mark news cycle is fast moving. If you’ve missed out on some of the top stories this week, here’s a round-up from LinkedIn. Top trade mark news stories from around the world 1.  Ariana Grande V Forever 21… Continue Reading →

Luke Rehbein’s – 6 epic trade mark battles

Behind the scenes of big brands, there are constant legal battles over trade marks and intellectual property (IP). The drama is high within IP law, with all kinds of trade mark fights battling it out for the rights to names…. Continue Reading →

Fascinating celebrity trade marks and their attempts

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are one of the most well-known celebrity couples in the world. Which means they have plenty of business opportunities at their fingertips, and they like to keep it in the family. Having just welcomed their… Continue Reading →

Warner Bros failed trade mark application | Dawn Ellmore Employment

Warner Bros Entertainment (Warner Bros.) is inextricably linked with the uber-successful Harry Potter franchise thanks to producing all eight movies. However, when they attempted to trade mark a famous phrase used in the Harry Potter universe, they were denied by… Continue Reading →

Banksy wins trade mark infringement case against Italian museum

When it comes to trade mark infringement, it seems even Banksy has limits. The anonymous street artist may have famously said “copyright is for losers”, but that didn’t stop him winning an infringement case against an Italian museum.   Over… Continue Reading →

Why the Kardashian-Jenner sisters are trying to trade mark their children’s names

When the Kardashians broke through into the mainstream in 2007 with the first season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, it was not obvious they would garner wealth and success that has seen the youngest sister becoming very wealthy  at… Continue Reading →

Shock defeat for McDonald’s as it’s stripped of its ‘Big Mac’ EU trade mark

For more than 50 years McDonald’s has been a mainstay brand around the world. According to the corporate website, McDonald’s has restaurants in more than 100 countries, that serve over 69 million people every day of the year. With such… Continue Reading →

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