Apple Inc. seems to have the market corned when it comes to trademarks that begin with “i.” The company recently prevailed in a trademark infringement lawsuit over the use of the “iBooks” trademark. 316 more words
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Beer and trademark infringement. What’s more exciting than that? It’s the perfect example of why I chose to practice intellectual property law. While my colleagues are valiantly embroiled in contentious family law disputes, real property nightmares, and trying to keep their clients out of jail, I get to look at “pictures and stuff,” namely, branding. 627 more words
© Wolters Kluwer CCH. Article originally from the November 2013 issue of the Commercial Times newsletter.
Federal Court, October 2, 2013
The corporate applicant Medos Services Corporation (“Medos Corp.”) was the owner of the trade-mark MEDOS, which was registered for services associated with a business dealing with the distribution and sale of medical and health care supplies. 242 more words
The CIPC process of amending a registered company, and the changes that accompany the process, can be quite daunting indeed. With the new Companies Act which came into force in May 2008, a number of changes have taken place, including the change of name from CIPRO to CIPC of the body that registers companies and handles related compliance and regulation. 345 more words