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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 following classes: baby products, sporting equipment and entertainment services. 106 more words

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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 directly contribute to brand value. 145 more words

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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. 66 more words

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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. 70 more words

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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.  45 more words

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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.  66 more words

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US Band The Slants' Trade Mark Case at the US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court to hear a trade mark dispute concerning US dance-rock band The Slants.  The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) refused to register the band’s name as a trade mark on the basis that it was considered an ethnic slur. 43 more words

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