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Gumtree fails in UK trademark invalidation action

UK15-10-2018

Advertising website Gumtree.com has failed to persuade the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) to invalidate an individual’s ‘Gumtree’ trademark.

Nokia backs Qualcomm in SEP case with FTC

US15-10-2018

Nokia has defended Qualcomm in its standard-essential patent (SEP) dispute with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which has also responded to Nokia’s arguments.

UK beautician fights back after legal threat from Tiffany & Co

UK15-10-2018Trademarks News

A beautician in the UK has said she will defend her rights after being allegedly threatened with a trademark opposition by Tiffany & Co against an application.

White & Case promotes IP lawyers to partner

France, Germany15-10-2018Movers & Shakers

White & Case has added two IP lawyers to the partnership in Europe, effective from January 1, 2019.

EPO appoints three new vice presidents

EU12-10-2018

The European Patent Office yesterday announced the appointment of three new vice presidents.

Kate Hudson’s sportswear brand takes on rival in TM suit

US12-10-2018

Women’s sportwear brand Fabletics, which was co-founded by actress Kate Hudson, has accused California-based competitor Fabcrate of trademark infringement. 

China calls US allegations of weak IP protection groundless

China, US12-10-2018

China has claimed that the US’s allegations of weak IP protection in China are “groundless and untenable”.

Microsoft commits to royalty-free Linux patents

International12-10-2018

Microsoft appears to have made peace with open source software after this week joining the Open Invention Network, a shared “defensive patent pool” with the mission to protect Linux.  

Deep Purple cases are uncomfortable for TM bad faith, says counsel

EU, UK12-10-2018

Three recent decisions involving a trademark dispute between a member and a former member of English rock band Deep Purple have created potential problems for all post-grant trademark invalidity proceedings based on bad faith, a lawyer has claimed. 

EU standards bodies publish IoT and 5G FRAND principles

EU11-10-2018

EU standards-setting organisations have today published six principles on the licensing of standard-essential patents in the realm of 5G and the internet of things.

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