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Mar
19
2015

Pinterests

We already posted about the fight between Pinterest and Premium Interest Ltd. The latter filed the trademark Pinterest in the European Union at first and blocked an EU application of Pinterest. Finally, Pinterest won some. Pinterest contested the European registration of Premium Interest on the basis of unregistered rights. Whereas the Opposition Division rejected this […]

Sep
10
2014

Logo clones

Blue letters & White Stripes

Vodafone, Kenwood, Sega. All famous brands, and all by itself highly distinctive trademarks. But are they really that original? When you put the logo’s of some of the biggest brands next to each other, it turns out that it almost seems like they are copied. There are especially a lot of ‘ logos in a […]

Dec
12
2013

Pinteresting

Always a difficult moment for a trademark holder who introduces its trademark in foreign countries: when do you apply for your trademark abroad? Especially when you do not know whether it will be a success or which countries will apply, spending money on trademark protection sounds not very appealing. On the other hand, you do […]