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Dec
1
2015

Polo Game

Some logos are iconic. Without any word you know immediately which brand they represent. For example, the logo of Ralph Lauren, the polo player. Obviously, this company has protected the logo by all means. But this does not prevent competitors, who want to free ride on the reputation of a famous logo, to use a […]

Aug
26
2015

Charging Bag

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Men carry their phones in their pockets. Women carry them in their bag. Wouldn’t it be handy if the women’s hand bag had a smartphone charging feature? That’s what Ralph Lauren though. But now that they have created such a bag, they’re in a bit of a mess… In 2014 Ralph Lauren announced that it […]

May
1
2015

Nolex

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Fashion label Ralph Lauren has been using ‘RLX’ for a luxury clothing line, but was sued by Rolex, who thinks ‘RLX’ might be associated with its brand. The Appeal Board of the US Patent and Trademark Office sided with Ralph Lauren on this one: despite the fame of the ROLEX brand and the overlap of […]

Jan
23
2015

Not all stars are All Stars (2)

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In October we wrote that Converse filed lawsuits, accusing more that 30 companies for ripping off the design of the iconic Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker. One of the first victims: Ralph Lauren. Ralph Lauren and Converse have not settled the matters and the law suit has been withdrawn. As a result, Ralph Lauren […]

Sep
16
2014

Solved unsolved

30 years. The conflict between Ralph Lauren and U.S. Polo Association over the use of the logos of both companies is already going on for 30 long years! And yet, the end is not in sight, despite a settlement in 2003 concerning some names and logos. The latest development is that a federal judge in […]