Brand protection basics for exporters

mark application. For some jurisdictions, a trade mark applicant can file an application via the Madrid Protocol (‘MP’) to obtain an international registration. Trade mark protection under an international registration

Trade mark squatters in China

…China Trade Marks Office (CTMO). As a result, you could potentially lose market share, be fined for trade mark infringement, and have to fight the trade mark squatter through the…

King’s CANDY trade mark not so sweet

…software, clothing, and various sporting and entertainment type services. King already owns a trade mark registration in the US for ‘Candy Crush’ and ‘Candy Crusher’, and a trade mark registration

Win for the little guy in Apple “i” wars

registration of the Australian trade mark POD. Apple had appealed the Trade Mark Registrar’s earlier decision to refuse registration of the POD trade mark after Line 6, Inc argued it…

Nudie Stitch Up Jeans Pocket Trademark

…won’t be the last) clothing manufacturer to attempt to protect the stitching on their goods which act as a trademark. The first stitching trademark we are aware of (that is…