On 1 October 2017 a number of important changes to EU Trade Mark Practice will take effect.
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New Balance has won a record pay-out in a Chinese trade mark case after three Chinese shoemakers were found to have infringed the brand’s trademarked slanting “N” logo. 570 more words
Dawn Ellmore has noted some interesting cases this week…
Tiffany & Co v Costco Wholesale Corp – trade mark infringement
Tiffany & Co has been granted the right to recover $11.1 million in lost profit (plus interest) and $8.25 million in punitive damages, from Costco over the sale of counterfeit Tiffany rings. 572 more words
American upscale fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is currently the registered owner of the “Bondi Beach” trade mark (the name of Australia’s most famous beach) in the US even though it no longer has any clothing stores in Australia (having closed these in 2015). 120 more words
A recent intellectual property law suit in Australia (Accor Australia & New Zealand Hospitality Pty Ltd v Liv Pty Ltd) has changed the existing case law on the unauthorized use of trade marks in meta tags (e.g. 378 more words