The World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO, has published its data providing information on the number and status of patent, trademark and design applications filed through WIPO in 2020. According to WIPO data, a noticeable increase in international patent applications has been observed despite the pandemic.
The American shoe company New Balance won its China New Barlun case after years of struggle. The court ordered New Barlun Co. Ltd. and Shanghai Shiyi Trade Co. Ltd., which have been active in the sportswear industry in China for years to pay $3.85 million
According to Article 4 of the Turkish Industrial Property Law No. 6769, ‘Trademarks may consist of any signs like words, including personal names, figures, colors, letters, numbers, sounds, and the shape of goods or their packaging, provided that such signs are capable of distinguishing the
The North Face, which released its new technology FUTURELIGHT for the autumn-winter collection 2019 with an advertising campaign of $ 20 million, was sued by graffiti artist Leonard Hilton McGurr, known as FUTURA, in the second week of the year 2021. The attorneys of FUTURA
What is trademark? Why should you register your trademark? What profits a trademark registration brings?
Although we do not notice it much in daily life, brands/trademarks are the cornerstones of the relationship between companies and their buyers and customers. The impression and reputation created by the trademarks determine the most important decision of consumers in the purchase of goods or
When you apply for trademark registration, one of the main issues is to determine for which goods and/or services you will use the trademark. Selection of the right class is vitally important since once the application is filed with the wrong or missing class, you
What is trademark classification? How do we choose the classes? What are the important points while choosing classes?
The United Kingdom has officially begun the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines as of December 8th. With the extraordinarily rapid approval of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regularity Agency (MHRA), amount of 800.000 vaccines were brought to the UK in the first place. But the trademark
Lewis Hamilton – or rather the seven-time world champion’s lawyers – were rebuffed by an EU court in their efforts to prevent a Swiss luxury watchmaker from registering and exploiting the ‘Hamilton’ trademark. The three-year long legal battle involved a claim by the counsels of