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Uberpower

2019-05-16T12:33:22+02:00

Sometimes there is some confusion about the registration of existing words. Especially in trademark conflicts. People wonder why words as Apple and Puma can be claimed. These are general words right? As long as the words are not descriptive, existing [...]

Uberpower2019-05-16T12:33:22+02:00

A kiss against a kiss

2019-05-15T09:30:15+02:00

Finding an available trademark is a big hurdle for many companies. The first step is conducting availability searches. For this reason Knijff developed Multisearch®, availability searches conducted by local agents but all in one format and with an overall opinion. [...]

A kiss against a kiss2019-05-15T09:30:15+02:00

Beam me up

2019-05-17T14:58:48+02:00

Generally speaking, the title of a book cannot be a trademark, after all, the title is part of the product and has no function as a trademark. Because books sometimes form the basis for a blog, television program, etc., you [...]

Beam me up2019-05-17T14:58:48+02:00

What’s in a name?

2019-05-17T15:00:42+02:00

The protection of names of famous people as a trademark is an interesting subject in trademark law. What is considered to be genuine use of a name? And who is entitled to file this trademark? You can make a distinction [...]

What’s in a name?2019-05-17T15:00:42+02:00

The LEGO twins (2)

2019-05-14T16:45:02+02:00

We mentioned earlier an application in the EU of a LEGO look-alike man. And as expected, LEGO has problems with this trademark and has now filed an opposition. The trademark application against which an opposition has been filed has already [...]

The LEGO twins (2)2019-05-14T16:45:02+02:00

Iceland. The country? (4)

2019-04-16T10:38:03+02:00

We talked earlier about the trademark ICELAND from Iceland Foods. Can such a geographical indication be a trademark? No, according to the Icelandic government who filed a cancellation action against the European registration ICELAND from Iceland Foods. And now there [...]

Iceland. The country? (4)2019-04-16T10:38:03+02:00

Tommy prevails in case against copycat logo

2019-04-16T16:12:14+02:00

Although a consumer pays particular attention to words, many consumers also recognize brands by a logo or colors. And that is especially true if the logo in question is well-known. To protect the distinctiveness of a logo, it is useful [...]

Tommy prevails in case against copycat logo2019-04-16T16:12:14+02:00

Monstrous

2019-04-16T09:34:15+02:00

Monster Energy is a well-known energy drink. Characteristic of this brand is the logo: three stripes that represent the claw print of a monster. This logo has been registered by Monster Energy in various ways for various products. When Monster [...]

Monstrous2019-04-16T09:34:15+02:00

Nada for Prada

2019-03-21T09:20:50+02:00

Where many people seek certainty, in the legal world it is often the case that everything depends on the circumstances of the case. Annoying, because if you want to make a decision, you look for certainty. The Prada case illustrates [...]

Nada for Prada2019-03-21T09:20:50+02:00

CALVIN COPY

2019-03-21T13:12:23+02:00

In addition to counterfeiting, competitors also try to take advantage of the reputation and reputation of a brand in less far-reaching ways. The twilight zone is searched for trademark protection: if the trademark shows just enough differences from the well-known [...]

CALVIN COPY2019-03-21T13:12:23+02:00
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