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MasterChef lost an opposition in the UK

Shine TV, the company behind the well-known TV show “MasterChef” lost an opposition before the UK Intellectual property office.

The company is the owner of several earlier trademarks for “MasterChef” for Classes 21 and 41. 122 more words

Shuka – A Trademark Parody

Shuka is a fictitious insurance broker used in a long running and highly effective, humourous series of advertisements by IDI, an insurance company offering direct insurance services over the phone by dialing 9,000,000. 3,584 more words

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Writers Chat: Making it Legal: An Intro into Writers' Trademarks

Hey Clan!

You’re in for a treat with this week’s Writers Chat. Now, I know with words like “legal” and “trademarks” you’re probably thinking, “Seriously? Isn’t that boring stuff?” 138 more words

Writers Chat

The Legend of the Legendary Brand

In my cannabis-trademarks presentations, I have some slides showing companies who have used mutations of “famous” brands such as Reese’s and Hershey’s to sell cannabis-related products.  660 more words


Brief IP news

1. New Webinar Series: IP as a Business Asset. For more information here.

2. General Court: No confusion between BEPOST and ePOST. For more information… 22 more words

Trademark Series, Pt. 2

This video wonderfully explains the difference between Trademarks, Patents, and Copyrights. This is a pretty popular topic with new businesses, as all the various protections and filings can get a bit confusing. 51 more words

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"BLACK FRIDAY" cannot be a trademark in Germany

Marques Class 46 reports about an interesting case in Germany which concerns a “BLACK FRIDAY” trademark registered by a Hing Kong company. Being the owner of this mark, the company aggressively started to enforce its rights sending cease-and-disease letters to many trade companies and retailers in the country. 94 more words