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Breaking News: Cristiano Ronaldo is Missing!

An American by the name of Christopher Renzi is suing Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo over his plans to launch his underwear range ‘CR7′ in America. 202 more words


Illinois Woman Trying To Trademark “I Can’t Breathe” To Sell Hoodies Says She’s Not In It For The Money

It’s a sad reality we live in, when tragic events in the news are inevitably followed by people trying to make money off that newsworthiness. But one Illinois woman says she’s not trying to cash in on the death of Eric Garner, a New York City man who died in police custody, with her attempt to trademark his last words, “I can’t breathe.” She just wants to make hoodies with that phrase on it and sell them. 205 more words

Kim Highley - TOP ETAIL TIPS to stay safe and shop happy online this Christmas

How much of your shopping was done online this year?

Check out this latest newsletter by Kim Highley to make sure you know your rights and keep yourself safe online over the holiday period. 198 more words

Polo Ralph Lauren Successfully Opposes Bicycle Polo Mark in EU General Court

By Marie-Andrée Weiss

The General Court of the European Union (the General Court) ruled in favor of U.S. company Polo Ralph Lauren which opposed the registration of a mark it found similar to its figurative mark representing a player on a horse holding a mallet. 1,039 more words


UK Court orders 6 main UK ISPs to take down infringing websites based on trademark infringement

By Béatrice Martinet Farano

On 17 October 2014, the UK High Court issued a landmark decision, ordering the 6 main UK ISPs (including Sky, British Telecom and Virgin Media) to block a series of websites which were apparently dedicated to the advertising and sale of products infringing the Richemont group’s (including Cartier’s) trademark rights. 336 more words


Christmas – A festival of trademarks

Christmas is a time for tranquility, contemplation and the family. But, it is also a time of consumption: Many people receive a 13th salary or holiday bonus which they spend on presents, decoration and at Christmas markets. 235 more words

Trademark Law

"DOG SHAMING merely descriptive" reads Dog Shaming sign

The trademark DOG SHAMING (Ser. No. 85/780,769) is merely descriptive (for some goods and services in the application), according to the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board, and a… 502 more words