Union trademarks in the UK after Brexit

Union trademarks in the UK after Brexit

The Brexit becomes effective At the end of the year, the transitional period expires and the Brexit becomes effective. Recently, the rules for the extension of Union trademarks to the UK have been clarified: 1. All Union trademarks.. registered or to be registered by...
NO FLOWERS FOR THE “FLOWER THROWER”

NO FLOWERS FOR THE “FLOWER THROWER”

Anonymous Street-Art artist lost TM protection for one of his most iconic motifs for allegedly having filed the mark in bad faith. Banksy is certainly one of the hottest artists of our time. His Street-Art artworks suddenly appear in the most unusual places. The...
ADLON STAYS EXCLUSIVELY WITH KEMPINSKY

ADLON STAYS EXCLUSIVELY WITH KEMPINSKY

The brand „Adlon“ remains exclusively reserved for the Berlin luxury hotel Adlon Kempinski. The first instance court of the European Union (EuG) in Luxembourg dismissed a complaint of the sanitary products manufacturer Kludi on Wednesday, which wanted to sell bathroom...
PATENT TROLLS SUCCESSFUL AGAINST APPLE

PATENT TROLLS SUCCESSFUL AGAINST APPLE

According to a recent decision of a US court in Texas, technology giant Apple has infringed five patents hold by Optis Wireless Technology and was sentenced in the first instance to pay damages of at least half a billion dollar. Apple has announced taking the decision...