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I’m going to be an aunty in February of next year, delightful! This got me thinking about the similarities of becoming a parent creating your own brand for the very first time.

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Providing evidences for well-known status in Switzerland

An interesting case from Switzerland concerning evidences for well-known status of a trademark.

Havana Club Holding filed an opposition against application for a mark CANA CLUB for alcohol beverages. 139 more words

Impact of Brexit on EU Trade Marks

Brexit could cause a majority change in the EU Trade Mark system.  Brand owners who chose to rely solely on the protection provided by EU Trade Marks and have not registered trade marks under the UK’s national regime could be left without any protection in the UK. 174 more words

Trade Marks

Sticky Color

Color. It’s amazing how much a trademark can rely on color. Sometimes, all you have to do is see a color and, without any words, or a logo, you already know what company it came from. 230 more words


Why Jamaica is the first to know about Apple’s new products before the rest of the world

”Apple’s product launches are notoriously secretive, but the Cupertino, California tech giant is sure to do one thing ahead of a big reveal: file trademark paperwork in Jamaica,” Joon Ian Wong and Christopher Groskopf report for Quartz. 214 more words


"Likelihood of Confusion"

Trademark Act Section 2(d) bars registration of an applied-for mark that so resembles a registered mark that it is likely that a potential consumer would be confused or mistaken or deceived as to the source of the goods and/or services of the applicant and registrant.  564 more words

Concepts And Principles

Lucasfilm Sues Operator Of "New York Jedi," "Lightsaber Academy" Programs

The term “Jedi” has been around for nearly 40 years and phrases like “Jedi mind trick” get thrown around so frequently you might forget that it’s a term that George Lucas created — and trademarked — for use in the Star Wars universe of movies, books, TV shows, variety specials, and merchandise. 309 more words

Media & Entertainment