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Trade Marks

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 →

Beyoncé Faces Opposition Trying to Trademark Daughter, Blue Ivy’s Name

Famous pop singer Beyoncé is trying once again (after a failed attempt in 2012) to trademark her five-year-old daughter’s name Blue Ivy Carter.  Beyoncé wishes to use the “Blue Ivy Carter” trade mark on a range of merchandise covering the… Continue Reading →

Google Now Top of World’s Most Valuable Brands List

Brand Finance’s Global 500 latest index which identifies and ranks the world’s most valuable brands was recently released.  The top 20 brands reveal strong dominance of technology brands and underline the importance of trade mark maintenance and protection as they… Continue Reading →

Kylie Minogue Wins Trade Mark Battle over “Kylie”

World famous pop singer Kylie Minogue was recently locked in a trade mark battle with lesser known Kylie Jenner (who appears in US reality TV show Keeping Up With The Kardashians) over the name Kylie. Kylie Jenner tried to register… Continue Reading →

Melania Trump Fights Back at Illegal Use of her Trade Marks in Slovenia

Some entrepreneurs in Melania Trump’s native Slovenia have taken advantage of the American First Lady’s image and name in a bid to promote various Slovenian products such as honey and pancakes. Mrs. Trump’s legal team issued a press release which… Continue Reading →

Donald Trump Files for Trade Mark ‘Keep America Great’ as Re-Election Slogan

On 18 January 2017 Donald Trump’s legal team filed a trade mark request for  his re-election campaign slogan: ‘Keep America Great’ (both with and without an exclamation mark) for the 2020 Presidential campaign.  The campaign slogan has been requested to… Continue Reading →

Names of Famous People Cannot be Trademarked in China

The Supreme People’s Court (the highest court in the mainland area of China) issued a document stating that names of famous people cannot be used as trade marks.  The document went on to state that if a trade mark brings… Continue Reading →

Disney Sued for Trade Mark Infringement by UK Boutique

UK luxury boutique store Alice Looking filed a trade mark infringement complaint against Disney in the US courts over its registered ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ US trade marks covering: jewellery, stationery, clothing, toys/games and confectionery classes. The Disney film… Continue Reading →

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