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Mar
13
2017

Stripe a pose (2)

stripe a pose

FC Barcelona has backed down from a trademark fight with sportswear company adidas by abandoning a trademark application. Earlier we reported that the German sports company had filed a notice of opposition to Barca’s trademark application for a red and blue striped design, described as a “square containing seven vertical stripes”, covering goods such as t-shirts, […]

Nov
10
2016

Stripe a pose

stripe a pose

Sports giant adidas has filed a trademark infringement claim against FC Barcelona. adidas’ iconic three-stripe trademark is one of the most familiar trademarks in sports in general, and football in particular. Recently the German-based company filed a trademark infringement claim against FC Barcelona with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The infringement claim contends that FC Barcelona’s […]

Jun
27
2016

Keep it cule

barcelona cule

FC Barcelona has lost a dispute over its CULE trademark. The General Court of the EU rejected an opposition by Fútbol Club Barcelona to the wordmark “KULE”. The opposition was based on an alleged infringement of the club’s Spanish wordmark “CULE”, a Spanish variation of the Catalan word cul and used as a nickname for supporters of […]