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Sep
11
2015

The diamond standard

tiffany generic name

World famous jeweller Tiffany & Co. continues to protect its trademark after a court has ruled in its favour. Tiffany has won its trademark infringement lawsuit against wholesale chain Costco who use the Tiffany brand in a generic way. We posted earlier that, Tiffany claimed Costco was using its name as a generic term to describe […]

Jul
18
2014

Ring a bell?

tiffany generic name

Tiffany & Co., one of the world’s most famous jeweller, may lose its trademark rights. It is claimed the trademark ‘Tiffany’ has become generic. The claim is being made by Costco, a large US membership-only warehouse club that provides a wide selection of merchandise, including jewellery. After Tiffany noticed in 2012 that Costco was selling “Tiffany-style” […]