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Not Even An Energy Drink Could Fuel Up Certain Trademarks – The Recent Invalidity Of The Red Bull Two-Colour Logo
On 29 July 2019, RedBull GmbH saw its appeal against the decision of the General Court of the European Union dismissed by the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") in case C-124/18 P.
4 Sep 2019
5 Reasons Why Wine Producers Should Invest In Brand Protection
As the English and Welsh wine industry continues to boom, the incentive for third parties to copy, counterfeit and infringe increases exponentially."
25 Jun 2019
US Soccer Foundation Sues US Soccer Federation
On Thursday December 6th, the U.S. Soccer Foundation (the "Foundation") sued the U.S. Soccer Federation (the "Federation") in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
United States
27 Dec 2018
Kansas City Royals Sue National Women's Soccer League Over Utah Royals FC Trademark
In August, the Kansas City Royals Baseball Corporation filed an opposition to the Utah Royals FC trademark.
16 Oct 2018
Cleveland Indians Postseason Exit Means End Of Chief Wahoo
As we previously reported on our blog, in January 2018 the Cleveland Indians ownership agreed with Major League Baseball to remove the controversial Chief Wahoo logo from on-field uniforms starting in 2019
12 Oct 2018
Aaron Judge, MLBPA Contesting Trademark Applications Of Unassociated Individual
During an extremely successful rookie season, the popularity and marketability of Yankees' outfielder Aaron Judge skyrocketed.
United States
28 Mar 2018
Giannis Antetokounmpo Trademarks 'Greek Freak' Nickname
NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks has received the trademark for his famous nickname, "Greek Freak", to be used on backpacks and various articles of clothing.
23 Feb 2018
Olympics Bring Trademark Considerations For Athletes
The Olympics have the unique ability to catapult a relatively unknown name into global celebrity. With new celebrity comes opportunity and responsibility.
United States
6 Feb 2018
Cleveland Indians Taking Chief Wahoo Logo Off Uniforms But Maintaining Trademark
The Cleveland Indians have decided to pull their famous Chief Wahoo logo off their uniforms beginning in the 2019 season. Chief Wahoo, a caricature of a Native American, has long been the subject of criticism but recently MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has been pushing Indians owner Paul Dolan to make a change. While the Indians are pulling Chief Wahoo from their game uniforms, they have no intention of relinquishing the trademark.
United States
30 Jan 2018
International Sports Law And Business Blog: Minnesota Vikings Quickly Move To Trademark Phrases 'Minneapolis Miracle' And 'Minnesota Miracle'
The Minnesota Vikings seeking to cash in on their unlikely playoff victory against the New Orleans Saints after wide receiver Stefon Diggs scored a touchdown on the game's final play.
United States
26 Jan 2018
St Olave's Head Caught Up In School Trademark Ownership Row
An unexpected twist in the recent coverage of St Olave's grammar school, provided a timely reminder of the risks facing even long-established brands.
1 Nov 2017
Il Vino, Patrimonio Culturale Nazionale: Novità E Prospettive
In occasione della conclusione di Vinitaly e a seguito dell`entrata in vigore del Testo Unico sul Vino (L. 12 dicembre 2016, n. 238), riteniamo utile esaminare le novità legislative e le iniziative a tutela del Made in Italy per il settore vinicolo.
24 Apr 2017
Protection Of Coloured Trademarks In Asia
It has now been more than a year since the Common Practice of the Scope of Protection of Black and White Marks came into effect in Europe.
16 Sep 2016
Brexit Myth-Busting: A Brief Analysis For Business
The lead up to the UK's referendum on EU membership was characterised by contradictory claims and resulted in widespread confusion amongst businesses.
14 Jul 2016
Corporate News Weekly Round-Up 5/15/16: Obama Signs Defend Trade Secrets Act Into Law, Defendant-Friendly Changes New York Shareholder Suits in Going Private Transactions and Supreme Court Asked to Rule of Constitutionality of America Invents Act
This week's Corporate news includes a new federal law governing trade secrets, new changes favoring defendant in New York Shareholder Suits involving going private transactions by controlling shareholders, and a case that may be reviewed by the Supreme Court that challenges the constitutionality of the American Invents Act.
27 May 2016
Novità In Tema Di Marchi E Etichette: Una Buona Notizia Dall'europa E Una Precisazione Della Cassazione
La Commissione Europea ci sta ripensando: parrebbe, infatti, sempre più probabile il ritiro dell'atto sulla liberalizzazione dell'uso dei nomi dei vitigni, che avrebbe consentito...
European Union
31 Mar 2016
Diritti Di Immagine Di Persona Nota: Quali Sono I Limiti Del Loro Utilizzo?
Rivera ha, dunque, agito nei confronti di RCS per indebito sfruttamento dei suoi diritti di immagine, in ragione del fine sostanzialmente commerciale dell'iniziativa, non autorizzata dal diretto interessato.
9 Jul 2015
La Cina Istituisce Tribunali Specializzati In Proprietà Intellettuale
Tra il novembre e il dicembre 2014 hanno ufficialmente iniziato la propria attività i tribunali specializzati in proprietà intellettuale a Pechino, Shanghai e Guangzhou.
9 Jul 2015
China Establishes Courts Specialising In Intellectual Property Law
Between November and December 2014, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou courts specialising in intellectual property law initiated their activities.
29 Jun 2015
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