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Q&A: GM wrestles Ford for ‘cruise’ control TM

28-07-2021Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

General Motors (GM) has sued Ford, alleging that Ford’s “BlueCruise” hands-free driver technology infringes its own system, Super Cruise.

SkyKick to appeal Sky TM dispute to the Supreme Court

UK27-07-2021Trademarks NewsAlex Baldwin

Cloud management company SkyKick will take an English Court of Appeal judgment in favour of UK broadcast giant Sky to the Supreme Court.

Cleveland baseball team updates offensive name to ‘Guardians’

26-07-2021Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

Following decades of pressure and criticism from the Native American community, a major US league baseball team has confirmed that it will change its name from Cleveland Indians to Cleveland Guardians

The shifting sands of offensive trademarks

22-07-2021Alex Baldwin

Attitudes are changing and with consumers judging and influencing the moral behaviour of brands, it is more important than ever for companies to consider what makes a trademark offensive.

Leicester City FC scores UKIPO trademark win against Leeds club

UK21-07-2021Muireann Bolger

Football club Leeds City has failed in its bid to register an ‘LCFC’ trademark, after the UK Intellectual Property Office found in favour of an opposition by the UK Premier League’s Leicester City.

Denmark’s top football league opposes European Super League TM

Denmark19-07-2021Alex Baldwin

The European Super League’s attempt to trademark its name has been opposed by Denmark’s premier football league the Superliga.

Perkins Coie hires Pillsbury partners for IP practice

16-07-2021Movers & ShakersAlex Baldwin

Perkins Coie has hired Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman partners Ngai Zhang and Drew Schulte to its growing IP practice.

Loeb & Loeb appoints Womble Bond PTAB head

15-07-2021Movers & ShakersAlex Baldwin

Loeb & Loeb has hired the chair of Womble Bond Dickinson’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) practice group to lead the Californian firm’s own PTAB group.

EU General Court rules Guerlain can TM lipstick design

EU15-07-2021Alex Baldwin

French cosmetics company Guerlain has convinced the EU General Court to overturn a ruling that denied the registration of a three-dimensional trademark for a lipstick design.

UKIPO launches digital IP renewal service

UK14-07-2021Alex Baldwin

The UK Intellectual Property Office has launched a new digital IP renewal service today that promises to cut the time to renew IP rights from five days to five minutes.

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