German Court bans rim manufacturer from imitating famous automotive trade marks

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Car manufacturer BMW prevails against the Finland-based rim manufacturer Vannetukku.fi Oy using signs similar to world-famous automotive trademarks of BMW for car parts (Decision of the Regional Court of Frankfurt/Main, case No 2-06 O 169/17, 28 January 2019). Car manufacturer BMW claims that Vannetukku has infringed BMW’s trademark “BMW” Logo by using the logo “Blaukreuz” […]

Training Workshop on Patent Database Searches and Development of TISCs held in Lahore

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The second phase of the Training Workshop on Patent Database Searches and Development of Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) was held in Lahore. The training workshop was a joint initiative of IPO Pakistan, WIPO and Higher Education Commission (HEC) to introduce Patent databases to Universities, R&D institutes, Chambers of Commerce and SMEs in Pakistan. […]

Cannabis Trademarks

Tips for Securing Cannabis Trademarks

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In many enterprises, government trademark enrollment is viewed as an alluring type of security, since bureaucratic enlistment changes over what might ordinarily be restricted custom-based law trademark rights into national rights covering every one of the 50 states. Furthermore, a government enrollment can be utilized as the premise to effectively (and nearly reasonably) register your […]

McDonald’s loses Big Mac trademark after legal battle with Irish chain

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McDonald’s has been defeated in a “David versus Goliath” trademark dispute over its rights to the “Big Mac” name, brought by a tiny Irish rival called Supermac’s. The European Union’s Intellectual Property Office ruled that McDonald’s does not have the exclusive right to “Big Mac” and the “Mc” prefix in Europe, after McDonald’s tried to stop the […]