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‘Halloumi’ PDO could help fill gap left by ‘weak’ TM

Cyprus, EU - TRADEMARKS30-03-2021Rory O'Neill

Cypriot cheese producers have suffered a setback in their efforts to protect the coveted ‘Halloumi’ trademark—but they’ll soon have other tools at their disposal, lawyers predict.

Lego awarded ‘major victory’ over brick design

EU29-03-2021Trademarks NewsAlex Baldwin

The EU General Court has ruled that Lego bricks are coverable by community design in a judgment handed down by the court’s second chamber. 

France prevails in ‘France.com’ TM dispute in US court

France29-03-2021Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

The French government has secured a trademark victory over ‘France.com’ after a US federal appeals court ruled that it was not liable for infringement claims levied by a tourism company.

Swift and Utah theme park drop IP suits

26-03-2021Rory O'Neill

A Utah theme park which accused Taylor Swift of infringing its IP with the name of her latest album has dropped its trademark lawsuit against the pop star.

CITMA - Brexit breakdown

UK26-03-2021Alex Baldwin

Just three months have passed since the UK left the European Union Single Market and Customs Union.

Cypriot ‘Halloumi’ mark is ‘weak’, says EU General Court

Cyprus, Greece26-03-2021Rory O'Neill

An association of Cypriot cheese producers has failed to cancel a Greek dairy maker's trademark for ‘Halloumi Vermion grill cheese’.

China launches special action against trademark squatters

China25-03-2021Alex Baldwin

The Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) has unveiled a new plan to combat trademark squatting.

New Balance payout offers warning for China’s copycats

China23-03-2021Alex Baldwin

As China continues to expand its international business ventures and collaborations, it has undertaken the heavy task of completely reforming its IP protection rights.

Wirex prevails in Bitcoin TM dispute at IPEC

UK18-03-2021Muireann Bolger

Digital payment platform Wirex has secured a win over its ‘Cryptoback’ bitcoin rewards scheme, after the UK Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ruled that a rival had infringed its trademark.

Dior struggles to register Galliano saddlebag design

16-03-2021Alex Baldwin

French fashion house Dior has encountered more resistance from the US Patent and Trademark Office over its attempt to trademark a saddlebag design.

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