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Displacement (2011)


noun ///
displacements, plural

>the moving of something from its place or position

>the removal of someone or something by someone or something else that takes their place… 248 more words

Fallacious Exposures

Using celebrities names as trademarks in China - not anymore

China’s Supreme People’s Court took a decision according to which names of celebrities in fields such as politics, economics, culture, sport and so on, cannot be used as trademarks. 77 more words

Best Footnote in a Legal Opinion?

FN6: The court imagines an appropriate reaction from SpongeBob SquarePants would be, “Aw, tartar sauce!” SpongeBob SquarePants, Hall Monitor (Nickelodeon television broadcast Aug. 28, 1999).

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Racial Slurs, Registered Trademarks, and Rock & Roll

There is nothing more ‘rock and roll’ than fighting the establishment. Taking on the man always sounds better with a blaring electric guitar turned up to 11… 686 more words


Black Diamond Word Mark Successfully Opposed

Yunusov Timur Ildarovich, a citizen of the Russian Federation, requested Israel Trademark Number IL 273221 for BLACK STAR in classes 13 and 14 covering agates; diamonds; amulets ; bracelets ; charms ; key rings ; brooches ; alarm clocks; pins ; tie pins; pearls made of ambroid ; pearls ; tie clips; cuff links; gold, unwrought or beaten; cloisonné jewellery ; works of art of precious metal; jewellery of yellow amber; semiprecious stones; spun silver ; necklaces ; rings ; boxes of precious metal; medallions ; precious metals, unwrought or semi-wrought; coins; gold thread ; silver thread ; olivine ; osmium; palladium; platinum ; silver, unwrought or beaten; earrings; ingots of precious metals; alloys of precious metal; statues of precious metal; figurines of precious metal; paste jewellery; ornaments ; shoe ornaments of precious metal; hat ornaments of precious metal; ornaments of jet; chronometers; watches; wristwatches; spinel . 151 more words

Intellectual Property

New trademark and geographical indications law in Turkey

The Turkish Parliament enacted a new law on trademark and geographical protection in the country. Some of the most interesting changes are:

  • color and sound marks can be registered in Turkey moreover the requirement for graphical representation is abounded.
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Aligning Your Brand With Trademark Registrability Requirements – Some Ideas

The early stages of an entrepreneur’s business life involve developing a product which will meet a certain need or want in society; or provide a novel way to meet a need or want that has pre-existing, but inadequate, solutions. 1,001 more words