Someone Is Trying to Trademark ‘Samsung Coin.’ It’s Not Samsung

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Someone in South Korea appears to be trying to take advantage of Samsung’s blockchain efforts by nabbing the “Samsung Coin” trademark. According to filings with the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), an application to register the trademark in both English and Korean was submitted on July 10 by an individual called Kim Nam-jin. The filing was made […]

Marvel Wins Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Over ‘Iron Man 3’ Movie Poster

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Horizon Comics claimed a similarity between an image of Robert Downey Jr. and a drawing of the character Caliban for the “Radix” comic series Marvel Entertainment won a copyright infringement lawsuit on Monday that had claimed the company copied the design of their movie poster for “Iron Man 3” from another comic. Horizon Comics Productions […]

Little Trees sues Ryanair for Trademark Infringement

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A company whose founder created the “Little Trees” car air freshener has claimed Ryanair has infringed its registered trademark. Julius Sämann Ltd says the airline used an image for its car rental service virtually identical to Little Trees’ trademark for its product, used worldwide over as a vehicle air freshener. The Little Trees air freshener was created […]

Yosemite Hotels Get Their Historic Names Back After Trademark Dispute

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The names of several major hotels and camp villages at Yosemite National Park in California are being restored, after a years-long trademark dispute. The Majestic Yosemite Hotel is back to its original name, The Ahwahnee. And a set of cabins that was temporarily called Half Dome Village now carries its historic name, Camp Curry. “I’ve […]

Nintendo Stays Concentrated on Growing Its IP

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Nintendo is focusing on its basic strategy of expanding the number of people who have access to its intellectual property (IP), company president Shuntaro Furukawa said during a recent financial results briefing. Toward that end, Furukawa said Nintendo will continue pursuing the design and development of “unique products and services that are overwhelmingly fun to play and whose appeal is easy […]