Trademark battle for Ruthless Records

Eazy-E’s widow and son are in a legal battle over the late rapper’s label Ruthless Records, Billboard reports. Compton Records, owned by the rapper’s widow Tomica Woods-Wright, filed a trademark lawsuit on Tuesday against Eazy-E’s son Eric Darnell Wright (aka Lil...
Trump loses trademark battle over iTrump

Trump loses trademark battle over iTrump

The President of the United States of America – Donald J. Trump – has been the headline of many news stories over the past year or so, including many within the trademark industry. While he and his daughter Ivanka have been heavily criticized for using...
Tiffany & Co victorious in trademark litigation case with Costco

Tiffany & Co victorious in trademark litigation case with Costco

A decision has been made by a federal judge this week about an ongoing litigation battle between Costco and Tiffany & Co. The case stemmed from Costco selling generic solitaire diamond engagement rings marketed as “Tiffany”. The decision states that Tiffany &...

SALES OF ‘GREY’ GOODS CAN BE A CRIMINAL OFFENCE

This guest story was written by Peter Nunn and Cassandra Hill from Mishcon de Reya. They can be contacted by email on peter.nunn@mishcon.com and cassandra.hill@mishcon.com for more information on this decision and any future queries you may have. The Supreme Court has...