Sports Direct muscles out of trademark battle over gyms

A trademark filed by a UK business that Retail Company Sports Direct tried to oppose has been registered at the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO). On January 31 this year, Beverley Hedley, hearing officer of the IPO, rejected a trademark opposition brought by Sports Direct against Fitness Direct. The case centred on a trademark [...]

By |2017-09-08T11:38:19+05:30March 24th, 2017|Trademark|0 Comments

Clash of the brand: Bentley vs. Bentley

Trademark lawsuits are abundant in the fashion world as brands and retailers alike scramble to protect their intellectual property anyway they can. However, one of the latest cases to spring up in the UK is different from the most run of the mill counterfeit or trademark lawsuits. UK clothing brand Bentley, known for its [...]

By |2017-09-08T11:54:47+05:30March 23rd, 2017|Patent|0 Comments

Microsoft and Facebook finalized patent deal

Facebook is preparing for its May IPO and has spent money billion so far in buying patents from IBM, Instagram and now Microsoft. Microsoft Corporation and Facebook announced an agreement under which Facebook has agreed to purchase patents which Microsoft has recently bought for AOL for $550 million in cash. As per agreement, Facebook [...]

By |2017-09-07T13:09:09+05:30April 27th, 2012|Innovation, IP Basics|0 Comments
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