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PostModern or just Post - a trademark decision by the General Court

The General Court of the EU ruled in Case T-13/15; Deutsche Post AG v EUIPO. The case at hand concerns an attempt for registration of an EU trademark PostModern for Class 39 – for various transport and postal services. 125 more words

Cobra

Knipex-Werk and C Gustav Putsch KG opposed Israel trademark application nos. 279193 in class 7 and 283268 in class 8, which were both filed by Ohev Zion LTD (Ohev Zion, is Love Zion). 819 more words

Intellectual Property

Damn Bad Business Decision

A Fort Collins taco shop has made a wicked bad decision.

According to the AP, Dam Good Tacos opened sometime in 2006. About the same time, Torchy’s Tacos , a taco franchise in Austin, began using DAMN GOOD TACOS as part of its branding. 265 more words

Trademarks

Ars Technica: Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark

Ars Technica: Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark. “Is the term ‘google’ too generic and therefore unworthy of its trademark protection? That’s the question before the US Supreme Court…. 44 more words

Google

A patent that helped Amazon take over online commerce is about to expire

If you’ve bought anything on the internet with one click in the past 20 years, it was probably either on Amazon.com or a platform that pays Amazon a lot of money to license its patented and trademarked “1-Click” technology. 338 more words

Atari Claims Nestlé Ripped Off Classic Video Game For Kit Kat Commercial

A 2016 ad for Nestlé’s Kit Kat bars includes a video game that looks an awful lot like Breakout, the classic Atari video game co-created by Apple’s Steve Wozniak. 523 more words

Media & Entertainment

Usain Bolt's trademarks

The legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has put an end of its professional career recently but this doesn’t mean that the merchandising business regarding his persona has ended too. 61 more words