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You almost couldn't have missed it: the new iPhone 11 is out. And it's packed with new features. Features that Apple is keen on trademarking. Like the new "slofie" feature. A "slofie" is Apple's name for making a selfie video [...]


Cuban All Stars


After the summer holidays, our trademark attorneys return back to their desks, doing what they do best: assisting client with all their trademark issues. But not before they have shared their holiday stories and their holiday infringements. Today a clear one: [...]

Cuban All Stars2019-09-19T13:28:16+01:00

Bad Peppie!


Sometimes you see a product and you can’t quite put your finger on it what’s wrong. It looks like a product you know. It is the name? Is it the colour? Then it hits you. It’s the font!  It may be [...]

Bad Peppie!2019-09-19T13:28:55+01:00

No uphill battle for Dunhill


British luxury brand Alfred Dunhill has been awarded 10 million yuan (US$1.44 million) in damages on Wednesday after a 'groundbreaking' decision by a Chinese court found a local rival guilty of trademark infringement and unfair competition practice. Danhuoli had originally [...]

No uphill battle for Dunhill2019-09-16T10:47:55+01:00

Pandora’s box


Music services Pandora is under attack by a range of artists and publishers, including Tom Petty, The Beach Boys, The Doors and others. Wixen, a music publisher that represents The Beach Boys, Tom Petty, The Doors and Weezer, amongst others, [...]

Pandora’s box2019-09-18T08:18:34+01:00



adidas had some setbacks lately after being on the wrong end of some decisions, cancelling one of their three-stripes trademarks. What this means for its world-famous brand remains to be seen. Clearly, the German sports company has other things on [...]


Ray-Ban or Royo Bom?


The summer holidays are always a great moment to spot trademark infringements. As we often say: a trademark attorney is never really on vacation. This 'beauty' is spotted in Portugal, where a pair of good sunglasses are essential. It is [...]

Ray-Ban or Royo Bom?2019-08-20T11:54:09+01:00

Lego Wars


The Chinese police raided a factory in the city of Shenzen, where fake LEGO was said to have been produced and sold for millions of euros. "In October 2018, the police discovered that Lepin building blocks offered for sale were [...]

Lego Wars2019-08-20T11:36:42+01:00



This month FC Barcelona have officially announced the new jersey for the 2019/20 season. The design of the shirt is a revolutionary one as Barca moved away from the classic striped Blaugrana jersey (for which they even have a trademark [...]


Sad face


Chinese company Xiaomi is going to release a new smartphone with a surprising new feature. 3D emoji that look just like you. Xiaomi has even come up with a very original name: Mimoji. The link with Apple's memoji's is quite [...]

Sad face2019-08-20T10:45:24+01:00
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