/Infringement

Notorious criminals

2019-03-19T09:31:15+02:00

Game developer Rockstar Games has been sued by detective agency Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations because the name of the company is used in the game Red Dead Redemption 2. The detective agency sent a summons letter to Rockstar Games as [...]

Notorious criminals2019-03-19T09:31:15+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

Apple bite bites the dust

2019-03-20T14:22:39+02:00

The Apple logo is unmistakably famous. If you see the logo with the bite from the apple, then you know immediately that you are dealing with Apple. This does not mean, however, that Apple can monopolize the "bite". For example, [...]

Apple bite bites the dust2019-03-20T14:22:39+02:00

Not so jolly

2019-03-19T09:02:53+02:00

Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) is taking legal action against a restaurant in Guangxi, China for trademark infringement after a Facebook post showing the restaurant’s “JoyRulBee” logo went viral. “Our legal team has been taking the necessary steps in order to [...]

Not so jolly2019-03-19T09:02:53+02:00

Warner Bros. makes Harry Potter Cafe disappear

2019-02-19T11:17:05+02:00

Warner Bros Entertainment has sued a Harry Potter-themed cafe in Hong Kong for copyright infringement. The Hollywood film studio accused the "9 3/4 Cafe" in Hong Kong of infringing its copyright to its original artistic works and demanded damages. Warner [...]

Warner Bros. makes Harry Potter Cafe disappear2019-02-19T11:17:05+02:00

Assassins’ Greed

2019-02-19T10:46:34+02:00

Timing is one of the most difficult issues in trademark protection. You can of course immediately try to register the trademark for many products and services. The truth is that many companies have tight budgets and have to choose what [...]

Assassins’ Greed2019-02-19T10:46:34+02:00

The Italians

2019-02-19T10:36:55+02:00

A strong brand is worth a "million". For this reason we always recommend choosing a brand that only indirectly refers to the qualities of the product. Or better, does not refer at all and is a true word from the [...]

The Italians2019-02-19T10:36:55+02:00

FC Barcelona not happy with Barça Textile

2019-02-19T10:27:16+02:00

FC Barcelona has filed a lawsuit against the Turkish company 'Barca textile', stating that the company is using the name Barca for commercial purposes. The Spanish top football club is also known by the name 'Barça'. Barca Textile has started [...]

FC Barcelona not happy with Barça Textile2019-02-19T10:27:16+02:00

Beats beats the D

2019-01-22T13:29:47+02:00

Sometimes it is worthwhile to appeal a decision. A recent example is the opposition that Beats had filed against a D logo for identical products. In the first instance, Beats lost the opposition case: EUIPO did not find that the [...]

Beats beats the D2019-01-22T13:29:47+02:00
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