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In Amsterdam We Trust


An Amsterdam souvenir shop is no longer allowed to sell its “In Amsterdam We Trust”-sweaters. A Dutch court has ruled in favour of the streetwear brand “In Gold We Trust”. It concerned a grey hoodie, with a text in white [...]

In Amsterdam We Trust2019-01-16T09:33:05+00:00

Satanic Temple sues Netflix


The Satanic Temple in Salem (USA) is suing Netflix and Warner Bros. for millions of dollars, claiming the company used a copied image of the temple's Baphomet statue in the recently released "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"-series. The temple filed a [...]

Satanic Temple sues Netflix2018-12-18T10:24:04+00:00

A magical coincidence?


The logo of a Turkish entertainment company appears to show great similarities with the logo of the amusement park "Toverland" (Magic Land), situated in the provence of Limburg, The Netherlands. At first glance, the logo of the Turkish company Sento [...]

A magical coincidence?2018-12-18T10:12:13+00:00

Tesla tequilla


Normally, as a car manufacturer you don't want to be associated with alcohol, because you don't drink and drive. But then you don't know Elon Musk. What seemingly started as a joke appears to become reality when Tesla filed for a [...]

Tesla tequilla2018-12-18T10:07:44+00:00

This screams infringement


The makers of the "Scream mask" are trying to stop Boston Celtics player Terry Rozier’s use of the copyrighted image. Rozier, whose nickname is “Scary Terry,” has been supplementing his $3.1 million salary by hawking merchandise printed with a cartoon [...]

This screams infringement2018-12-18T09:48:18+00:00



Artist The Weeknd is indicted by comic book maker Eymun Talasazan for plagiarism. The singer is said to have stolen the idea for a comic book about his alter ego Starboy from the maker. Allegedly, Talasazan had talks with the [...]


Brick by brick


Toy brick maker Lego has won another case against imitators in China, where copies of its colorful plastic toy bricks and figures have been a recurring problem. Last year, in a landmark case, Lego succeeded for the first time in [...]

Brick by brick2018-11-19T16:33:31+00:00

Game over?


Amusement park Walibi is being scared by Nintendo over its annual Halloween Fright Nights. Walibi has been using Nintendo characters. Nintendo claims to never have given permission to use its copyrighted characters. During Halloween the Dutch amusement park used bloody versions [...]

Game over?2018-11-19T16:27:20+00:00

Not so happy


Pharrell Williams is not so ‘Happy’, and threatens to sue President Trump for using his song. Singer and artist Pharrell Williams has sent a cease-and-desist letter to President Donald Trump after the president played Williams' 2014 smash hit "Happy" at [...]

Not so happy2018-11-19T16:13:13+00:00

Crocodile case


Fashion brand Lacoste has taken Dutch retailer Hema to court, because the store sells children's clothes with a crocodile on it. And the crocodile belongs to Lacoste, Lacoste claims. The French iconic trademark is eager to attach crocodile logo's used by [...]

Crocodile case2018-11-19T16:07:54+00:00
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