The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a specialized agency of the United Nations headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, has recently published the Global Innovation Index (GII) Report about the latest trends in intellectual property (IP) activity worldwide. 276 more words
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WIPO reports about new individual fees for designation of Japan in international trademark applications. The new fees are as follow:
The new fees will enter into force on 01.04.2016. More information here.
Burberry accuses Plano, Texas-based retailer, J. C. Penney of trademark infringement for selling outwear and accessories with the iconic “Burberry Check” trademark, (which has been used as a badge of origin since the 1920s, first as a trench coat lining) or “substantially indistinguishable reproductions”, according to the complaint filed in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York. 206 more words
The London Taxi Company´s three-dimensional trademarks forming the exterior of their black cabs declared devoid of inherent distinctive character
In the recent and comprehensive decision from the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice, England and Wales, Justice Arnold ruled that the Metrocab taxi is not infringing the London Taxi Company´s (LTC) three-dimensional United Kingdom Trademark (UKTM) and Community Trademark (CTM). 596 more words
There are so many people all around the world who have exciting and innovative ideas about products and services. But not all of them have the finance or the equipment to develop their ideas which is why most of those concepts end up failing as a business. 218 more words