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#Trademark

# trademark - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Liverpool's controversial bid to trademark name is rejected
# Unsuccessful
From The42
# Unsuccessful

Liverpool's controversial bid to trademark name is rejected

Sep 26th 2019, 12:52 PM 10,794 Views 20 Comments

The club’s chief executive Peter Moore admitted they had underestimated the level of backlash the application would prompt.

# trademark - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Adidas loses 'three-stripe' trademark battle in European court
# Invalid
From The42
# Invalid

Adidas loses 'three-stripe' trademark battle in European court

Jun 20th 2019, 12:00 PM 52,200 Views 40 Comments

The German sports brand’s design was not distinctive enough to deserve protection, according to the EU ruling.

# trademark - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

McDonald's appeals EU decision to cancel Big Mac trademark

McDonald's appeals EU decision to cancel Big Mac trademark

Mar 19th 2019, 8:23 PM 35,877 Views 0 Comments

This is the latest round of the brand battle between McDonalds and Galway-based Supermacs.

# trademark - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Supermac's wins legal battle against McDonald's over use of 'Big Mac' trademark
# Trademark War
# Trademark War

Supermac's wins legal battle against McDonald's over use of 'Big Mac' trademark

Jan 15th 2019, 12:39 PM 58,624 Views 47 Comments

Supermacs welcomed the decision from the European court.

# trademark - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Savvy Swedish entrepreneur trademarks Trump's mysterious "covfefe" for €370
# That Was Quick
# That Was Quick

Savvy Swedish entrepreneur trademarks Trump's mysterious "covfefe" for €370

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:15 AM 38,887 Views 19 Comments

“I hope Donald Trump finds out about this,” said 57-year-old Per Holknekt.

# trademark - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Kylie Minogue just SCALDED Kylie Jenner for trying to trademark the name 'Kylie'
# Ice Please
From The Daily Edge
# Ice Please

Kylie Minogue just SCALDED Kylie Jenner for trying to trademark the name 'Kylie'

Feb 28th 2016, 11:08 AM 16,038 Views 6 Comments

That burn looks serious, can we get you anything?

# trademark - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

YouTube stars apologise for trying to trademark 'reaction' videos
# A Fine Mess
# A Fine Mess

YouTube stars apologise for trying to trademark 'reaction' videos

Feb 2nd 2016, 12:37 PM 13,382 Views 25 Comments

The Fine Brothers reversed the decision after a major backlash saw them lose hundreds of thousands of subscribers.

# trademark - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Taylor Swift applies to trademark 'This sick beat', world tells her to cop on
# Tay Tay
From The Daily Edge
# Tay Tay

Taylor Swift applies to trademark 'This sick beat', world tells her to cop on

Jan 29th 2015, 9:50 AM 4,008 Views 2 Comments

This Sick Beat ™

# trademark - Monday 19 January, 2015

World's slowest penalty taker has become even slower
# Trademark
From The42
# Trademark

World's slowest penalty taker has become even slower

Jan 19th 2015, 2:38 PM 10,728 Views 6 Comments

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas is slowly making a name for himself.

# trademark - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

What makes a Rubik's Cube a Rubik's Cube?
# Off The Grid
# Off The Grid

What makes a Rubik's Cube a Rubik's Cube?

Nov 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,207 Views 13 Comments

A trademark court says its all about the lines on the front, apparently.

# trademark - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Apple's distinctive store design has now been trademarked by the EU
# Copyright
# Copyright

Apple's distinctive store design has now been trademarked by the EU

Jul 10th 2014, 3:03 PM 9,372 Views 35 Comments

The ruling means that the layout of Apple’s stores are now registered as a trademark in both the US and EU.

# trademark - Friday 4 April, 2014

Google tries to trademark the word 'Glass' but it's facing problems
# Blocking
# Blocking

Google tries to trademark the word 'Glass' but it's facing problems

Apr 4th 2014, 9:49 AM 11,399 Views 30 Comments

The US Patent and Trademark office objected to the company’s bid saying the word glass was a “merely descriptive” term.

# trademark - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Candy Crush Saga makers trademark the word "Candy"
# Crush The Competition
# Crush The Competition

Candy Crush Saga makers trademark the word "Candy"

Jan 21st 2014, 7:30 PM 16,560 Views 39 Comments

The company has approached a number of developers whose apps contain the word “Candy” asking them to remove it or prove it doesn’t infringe upon its trademark.

# trademark - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Gareth Bale is trying to trademark his heart shape celebration
# WTF?
From The42
# WTF?

Gareth Bale is trying to trademark his heart shape celebration

May 8th 2013, 8:05 AM 2,954 Views 9 Comments

Would you buy merchandise with the Welshman’s hands for a logo? No, us neither.

# trademark - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Why a Nike case could make retailers afraid to file trademark suits
# Trademark Wars
# Trademark Wars

Why a Nike case could make retailers afraid to file trademark suits

Nov 10th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,706 Views 8 Comments

Big retailers might have pause for thought should Nike lose the case in the US Supreme Court as a smaller shoemaker fights on to invalidate trademark.

# trademark - Saturday 6 October, 2012

7 colours that might get you sued in the US
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

7 colours that might get you sued in the US

Oct 6th 2012, 9:45 AM 16,610 Views 11 Comments

Big business is very territorial about its trademarks – especially in the States…

# trademark - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

You can't use this colour to sell chocolate in Britain any more
# Trademark
# Trademark

You can't use this colour to sell chocolate in Britain any more

Oct 2nd 2012, 3:56 PM 23,204 Views 41 Comments

The High Court in London has given Cadbury the exclusive right to use Pantone 2685C to sell chocolate bars and drinks.

# trademark - Monday 2 July, 2012

Apple settles $60m Chinese iPad trademark case
# Apple
# Apple

Apple settles $60m Chinese iPad trademark case

Jul 2nd 2012, 7:58 AM 4,843 Views 2 Comments

The US technology giant was involved in a long-running dispute over the iPad trademark in China, but the court said it was resolved “in a satisfactory manner”.

# trademark - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Apple may be forced to rename iPad in China after court ruling
# China
# China

Apple may be forced to rename iPad in China after court ruling

Dec 7th 2011, 1:38 PM 4,078 Views 15 Comments

A Chinese court says another company registered the ‘iPad’ name in 2000 – meaning Apple may be forced to rename the unit there.

# trademark - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Urban Outfitters still selling 'Navajo' clothing despite criticism
# Urban Outfitters
From The Daily Edge
# Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters still selling 'Navajo' clothing despite criticism

Oct 20th 2011, 10:07 AM 3,796 Views 15 Comments

The clothing chain has come under fire over a line of Native American branded products – which are still available on its UK website.

# trademark - Sunday 25 September, 2011

# trademark - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Chanel sues nearly 400 websites for allegedly selling fake goods
# Chanel
# Chanel

Chanel sues nearly 400 websites for allegedly selling fake goods

Sep 21st 2011, 4:35 PM 925 Views 1 Comment

The luxury retailer is suing 399 sites, saying they’re selling fake Chanel items.

# trademark - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

EBay faces liability for trademark infringements and fake ads
# EBay
# EBay

EBay faces liability for trademark infringements and fake ads

Jul 12th 2011, 3:09 PM 280 Views 0 Comments

A row between eBay and L’Oreal over the sale of counterfeit goods has found its way to the European Court of Justice.

# trademark - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Murdoch set to take the 'Sky' out of 'Skype'
# Rupert Murdoch
# Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch set to take the 'Sky' out of 'Skype'

Aug 11th 2010, 12:57 PM 136 Views 0 Comments

The media Baron is suing Skype for trademark infringement.