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Forbidden Hashtags for Rio 2016 Olympics

Twitter launched a series of emojis for the Rio 2016 Olympics but unless you are an official sponsor you cannot use them.  The Olympic Committee has declared all non-sponsors are forbidden from tweeting about the games, using the “trade marked” hashtags, or retweeting from the official Olympic Team accounts. 58 more words

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Refusal for ConnectedWork as an EU trademark

The General Court ruled in case T-491/15, where Volkswagen AG tries to register ConnectedWork  as an European trademark for the following goods and services: 464 more words

The Road to Trademark Registration for This Week's Sports-Related Marks

We’re back for another edition of Trademarks Published for Opposition. As always, a few important background tidbits/definitions:

  1. Applications
    • TEAS Plus – $225 per class of goods and/or services…
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The World's Best Trademark Blog

We all know the feeling. A newspaper writes a story on a topic we know well and it’s so bad it isn’t even wrong.[1] 363 more words


WIPO Magazine issue 6

WIPO issued its magazine for August 2016. You can find the following in this issue:

– Making quality medicines affordable:an interview with CIPL

– The Madrid System turns 125… 47 more words

Citi Can't Stop AT&T From Saying "Thanks"... For Now

Two months ago, Citi sued AT&T — not over some huge multimillion-dollar account or bad business deal, but over AT&T’s daring use of the word “Thanks” in a new loyalty program. 661 more words

Südtirol cannot be a trademark in EU

The General Court ruled in Case T- 11/15 and upheld the EUIPO’s decision for invalidation of EU trademark Suedtirol registered by Internet Consulting GmbH in 2002 for: 168 more words