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DC Comics wins trademark fight over Superman ‘S’ logo

07-08-2020Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

DC Comics has won a trademark battle over the logo letter ‘S’ that it uses for its “Superman” branding, after the UK Intellectual Property Office found in its favour on 30 July.

TTAB hands win to US dairy industry in Gruyere dispute

France, Switzerland07-08-2020Rory O'Neill

‘Gruyere’ is too generic to function as a trademark for cheese, according to the US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

New survey shows COVID-19’s effect on petitions filed at USPTO

07-08-2020Patent NewsMuireann Bolger

Patent petitions and disputes filed at the US Patent and Trademark Office increased earlier this year before falling the following month, a new survey tracking the effects of COVID-19 on the US legal system reveals.

Border police seize counterfeit Louis Vuitton belts in Kentucky

06-08-2020Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

US Customs and Border Protection officers in Kentucky have discovered a shipment of counterfeit Louis Vuitton products valued at nearly half a million dollars.

Christian Dior loses ‘savage’ trademark dispute at UKIPO

06-08-2020Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

Christian Dior has lost its fight to prevent a registration of a trademark, when the UK Intellectual Property Office found against the luxury brand’s arguments .

USITC round-up: Lenovo under the spotlight

China06-08-2020Rory O'Neill

The US International Trade Commission is investigating Chinese electronics manufacturer Lenovo off the back of a patent infringement complaint from Nokia.

Jaguar Land Rover fails in Defender shape trademark appeal

06-08-2020Rory O'Neill

The English High Court has blocked Jaguar Land Rover from registering the shape of its Defender 4x4 as a trademark, clearing the way for chemicals company Ineos to launch its own competing vehicle.

Dr Pepper fails to revive fight against Coca-Cola’s ‘zero’ at Fed Circuit

05-08-2020Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

Dr Pepper will be unable to reignite a dispute with Coca-Cola, after it failed it overturn a US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decision over its rival's 'zero' mark.

Ex-Google engineer Levandowski jailed for trade secrets theft

05-08-2020Muireann Bolger

Disgraced former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski will spend 18 months in prison for stealing trade secrets before joining Uber and kickstarting the ride-sharing company’s self-driving car development.

Fed Circuit affirms jury powers in SEP cases

05-08-2020Rory O'Neill

Juries are capable of determining whether a patent is essential to a technological standard, the Federal Circuit has ruled.

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