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VDMA : Product Piracy Study 2014

The VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.) is a German engineering association which is based in Frankfurt and has political offices in Brussels and Berlin. 255 more words

Intellectual Property

Trade Dress, Likelihood of Confusion and Passing Off

XL Energy International Corp. is a leading manufacturer of energy drinks.

Here is one of their cans:

Cool Trade & Industry Co. have twice tried to get large shipments of empty beverage pans into the West Bank (also known as the Palestinian Authority and as Judea & Samaria) over the Allenby Bridge from Jordan. 1,891 more words

Israel IP

EGC: Wave of Vans is not registrable

The EGC (European General Court) decided that a wavy line is not distinctive for Vans and not registrable as a Community Trademark (Judgment dated 6 November 2014; Case No.: T-53/13… 369 more words

Intellectual Property

A Meeting With Israel Trademark Examiners

The Israel Patent and Trademark Office held a meeting with practitioners on 25 November 2014.

The event was held at the rather odd time of 12 AM to 2 PM which made meeting colleagues for lunch before or after a little difficult. 1,107 more words

Intellectual Property

Daryl Dixon and a Ziploc bag

If you mean Daryl Dixon, the character from “The Walking Dead,” and Ziploc, the trademarked plastic zipper storage bag, then learn to spell them correctly. If you don’t, you’ll wind up looking like a graduate of the Yahoo School of Journalism:


About the USPTO's National Trademark Expo

“About 15,000 attendees enjoyed the 2014 National Trademark Expo featuring over 40 exhibitors, participants and displays. The Expo educated the public about trademarks, thereby advancing the USPTO’s mission to deliver intellectual property information and education to the public.” 16 more words


ALS Foundation Faces Ice Bucket Trademark Challenge

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The ALS Foundation found its toughest challenge wasn’t the ice after all.

Like a splash of cold water to the face, the ALS Foundation has had its enthusiasm dampened. 200 more words

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