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OHIM* tells K-Swiss to jog on with their 5 stripe mark

Case Review – T-3/15 K-Swiss v OHIM (Représentation de bandes parallèles sur une chaussure) – 4 December 2015 (Decision)


K-Swiss sought registration of the five stripe mark (see blog image) under the CTM designation of International Registration No. 490 more words

General Interest

Trade Marks 101: Part 2

In this two part series, Perri Byrne and Liam Faulkner are taking us on a whistle stop tour of trade marks. In Part 1, Perri explained what a trade mark is and the benefits of registration. 551 more words

Clinical Legal Education

Should I Trade Mark My Business Name?

Having a registered trade mark gives your business a unique identifier and the legal protection of being the only one who is allowed to use it within New Zealand. 555 more words


Trade marks 101: Part 1

In this two part series, Perri Byrne and Liam Faulkner are going to take us on a whistle stop tour of trade marks. Here, in Part 1, Perri outlines what a trade mark is. 374 more words

Clinical Legal Education

Trade Mark Letters Continue To Do The Rounds: Tips To Avoid Being Scammed

This article was written by the team at Zone Law and reproduced with their permission. Zone Law provides a full range of intellectual property and business law services, and are experts in complex and contentious commercial and intellectual property issues. 453 more words

Guest Posts

Abbreviations and the "own name" defence

In Australia, hardly anyone gets called by their own name.  Not their full name anyway.  Micheal is Mick.  Deborah is Deb.  Corporate names are abbreviated too.  751 more words

Trade Marks

Going Viral: Social Media, IP, and Branding

Brand + Business x Christine Moody*

The rise of social media is making it more difficult to understand and protect your organisation’s intellectual property (IP) and brand reputation. 1,352 more words