Britannia Industries Ltd V ITC Ltd & Ors

FMCG brands ITC Limited and Britannia Industries Limited recently called off their year long legal battle. The Delhi High Court was brought forth that ITC Limited have modified their packaging of the products “SUNFEAST FARMLITE 5-SEED DIGESTIVE” and ‘SUNFEAST FARMLITE...

A can opening cannot be a sound mark, European court rules

Maria Koval, Head of IP, IT and Data protection practices at PwC Legal Ukraine The sound of an opening drinks cannot be protected as a trademark according to the European Court. We all know the examples of sound trademarks, for instance, the MGM lion roar, or Netflix...

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College athletes: Don’t call your agent, call your IP attorney

Supreme Court unshackles college athletes from anti-competitive NCAA rules; allows monetization of name, image and likeness Troy, Mich.—July 12, 2021—On June 21, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States in National Collegiate Athletic Assoc. v. Alston unanimously...

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The General Court find meaning in MILEY CYRUS

By Tom Sharman, Partner and Rob McLaughlin, Assistant at Reddie & Grose LLP, a firm of patent and trademark attorneys. Smiley Miley, Inc. (‘SMI’), owned by American singer Miley Cyrus, has won a six year battle to register the trademark MILEY CYRUS in the EU.  The...

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Potter Clarkson underlines firmwide growth with new hires

Following a period of continued growth, leading European intellectual property law firm, Potter Clarkson has made two new senior hires to join its respected team of IP professionals. The firm has recently welcomed senior associate, Louise Tottie to its growing...

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Trademark enforcement outside the courtroom: four underrated tools your clients may be overlooking

Michelle Ciotola and Ali Caless of Cantor Colburn LLP, explain how the United States Customs and Border Protection, trademark watch services, online infringement and modern trademark clearance can be utilized to amplify the strength of a brand and protect against infringement.

An interview with Luna Bianchi: Trademark Attorney & In-house IP Manager

Luna Bianchi talks with The Trademark Lawyer about her experiences in the IP industry.

Are trademarks in the upcoming clothing industry challenging the public’s view of morality and gender?

Claire Zhao, Partner at Beijing Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency Ltd., analyzes the issues conveying morality, vulgarity, and derogatory views of femininity in fashion trademarks.

Registrability in Russia: alikeness as trademark and industrial design

Olga Plyasunova, Partner at Zuykov and Partners, discuss the different viewpoints in favor of simultaneous registration of an object as a trademark and industrial design in Russia in order to ensure cross-legal protection.

Examining whether Publicity Rights are available posthumously

Manisha Singh and Ritika Agarwal, of LexOrbis, examine whether publicity rights are available posthumously and evaluate the rights referring to public vulnerability and public identity in light of the recent death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Women in IP Leadership

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Is Mauritius the right choice for holding intellectual property rights?

Vera Albino, Legal Manager at Inventa International, discusses how intangible and tangible assets are now varying in worth and the possible success offered by establishing an IP holding in a tax-friendly country.

‘The best in the world!’ - Comparative advertising and the significance of being fair

Ranjan Narula and Daleep Kumar, of RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys, examine the India Courts approach to competitive advertising, taking puffery and insinuation into consideration.

The New Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property in Mexico – a relevant change in the trademark application prosecution procedure

Carlos Reyes, Senior Attorney at OLIVARES, introduces the new trademark application process that came into force in November 2020, comparing the functionality to the previous, overcomplicated system.

Escape rooms: legal problems you may not be able to flee from

José María Mora, IP Lawyer at H&A, gives key information for avoiding IP infringement lawsuits from the get-go when starting a new business.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion with Suzanne Wertheim. Chapter 2: challenges and overcoming

In this six-part series Dr. Suzanne Wertheim, of Worthwhile Research & Consulting, talks to The Trademark Lawyer about diversity, equity, and inclusion: what it means; the current challenges; DEI in law; gender bias; and what we can all do to improve.

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