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Epic sues China AR start-up over ‘Nreal’ TM

18-05-2021Muireann Bolger

Epic Games has hit China-based augmented reality creator, Nreal with a lawsuit accusing it of infringing trademarks for branded software used to create 3D and immersive digital content.

SCOTUS denies writ claiming Arthrex applies to TTAB

18-05-2021Alex Baldwin

The US Supreme Court has denied a trademark applicant's appeal in an ongoing dispute with Coca-Cola that claimed the ruling in Arthrex also calls into question the constitutionality of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).

Heineken unit drops ‘Tropical Bay’ TM suit against brewer

17-05-2021Muireann Bolger

A Heineken subsidiary has agreed not to challenge a craft brewer’s “Tropical Bay IPA” trademark, laying to rest the bulk of a US federal lawsuit.

General Court overturns EUIPO’s ‘incorrect analysis’ of ‘illusions’ TM

EU13-05-2021Muireann Bolger

An EU court has quashed a ruling by an EU Intellectual Property Office’s board of appeal, finding that it had erred in its analysis of a trademark’s potential to cause consumer confusion.

Atari targets print-on-demand ‘counterfeit’ shirts

13-05-2021Rory O'Neill

Atari is suing print-on-demand apparel retailer for infringing a battery of IP rights including trademarks and copyright, claiming it sells “substantial quantities of counterfeit” merchandise.

‘Luxury brands are driving this’: reaction to the Facebook, Gucci collab

International11-05-2021Muireann Bolger

A new era has dawned in the war against counterfeiters, as luxury brands increasingly join forces with social media platforms and e-commerce companies to safeguard their IP. Lawyers tell WIPR why the IP world should expect to see more of these collaborations in the future.

Greenwich beats Beverly Hills in polo brand showdown

UK11-05-2021Muireann Bolger

Lifestyle Equities, the owner of the Beverly Hills Polo Club brand, has lost a trademark case, after the English High Court found that Greenwich Polo Club and its licensing agency were not liable for infringement.

Amazon blocked 10bn counterfeits prior to listing in 2020

11-05-2021Alex Baldwin

Amazon revealed that it had halted more than 10 billion suspected counterfeit listings before they were published on its platform last year in its first-ever ‘Brand Protection Report’.

Hasbro ruling casts doubt on ‘evergreening’ TM strategy

EU05-05-2021Alex Baldwin

On April 21, Hasbro had its EU ‘Monopoly’ trademark partially invalidated by the EU General Court.

General Court rules in favour of Red Bull in EU TM dispute

EU04-05-2021Alex Baldwin

The EU General Court has ruled that a Cyprus company’s trademark is invalid on the basis of two prior Red Bull marks.

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