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KitKat makers Nestlé lose British trademark battle

A WRANGLE over the shape of a world-famous chocolate bar has left a York company in a baffling predicament.<p>Nestlé tried to register the shape of the …

Is parody--not imitation-- the sincerest form of flattery for high fashion brands?

It has come to this Kat’s attention that streetwear designers have been highly creative in marketing “"<b>parody garments</b><b>"</b> of high-fashion brands. These …

A new Member State, two wines and one controlled designation of origin

A few days ago Croatia became the 28th Member State of the European Union. While reading news from her native land, this Kat found out that Croatian …

Apple Sued Over ‘EarPod’ Trademark by Hearing Aid Maker HearPod

- Apr 2, 2013<p>Apple’s new EarPods are a fantastic set of buds for the slim $29 asking price, and a great improvement over Apple’s previous earbuds – …

Intel inside & out: trademark filings point towards Intel Media plans

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Intel’s plan to enter the media biz is looking more ambitious by the day: The company (s INTC) applied for a series of …

U.S. Patent Office Pulls Back on Objections to Apple’s ‘iPad mini’ Trademark Application

- Apr 8, 2013<p>Last week we reported that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had issued a temporary rejection of Apple’s ‘iPad mini’ trademark, and …

'Breastaurant' Trademarked By Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill Owner

Thought Hooters already had the "trademark" on serving up hot food alongside curvy women? Then admit your ignorance and bow before Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill.<p>The restaurant chain's founder, Doug Guller, announced in a press release last week that Bikinis has officially secured the trademark for …

New York Icons Go Dark In Sandy Relief T-Shirts

Those who watched the destructive path and after-effects of Hurricane Sandy reacted in different ways. Some volunteered. Some looked for ways to keep on working. Some made really dangerous looking films.<p>Chilean-born, New York-based artist Sebastian Errazuriz, whose studio was brought to a …

Can you trademark a rallying cry like 'Boston Strong'?

April 23, 2013 | 1:19 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/04/23/business/can-you-trademark-rallying-cry-boston-strong/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

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Trademarks: the good, the bad and the ugly

Trademarks are funny things. At their best, they're great: a clever way to incentivise companies to divert some of their profits to preventing fraud …

Disney drops bid to trademark Day of the Dead

Disney has dropped attempts to trademark the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead festival for the purposes of a new Pixar animated film following …

Apple wins trademark lawsuit over use of 'iBooks' term

Small publisher claimed it had acquired the trademark before Apple began using it to describe its e-reader platform.<p>A federal judge in New York has dismissed a trademark lawsuit against Apple over its use of the term "iBooks."<p>Black Tower Press sued Apple in 2011, claiming that Apple's use of the …

Supreme Only Trademarked Their Logo Two Weeks Ago?

Almost two weeks ago, the streetwear world was set ablaze when it was made known that Supreme were<p>Almost two weeks ago, the streetwear world was set ablaze when it was made known that Supreme were in the midst of suing fellow New York streetwear label Married To The Mob to the tune of $10 million …

3 Reasons to Protect Your Trademarks Now | Inc.com

Yes, I'm a lawyer. But I promise (Scout's honor) that you can trust what I'm about to tell you: Your business needs to protect its trademarks.<p>You may be saying to yourself, "Look at this attorney trying to drum up more business for himself and his brethren attorneys. How original." But my …

Losing the Right to Use Your Own Name – The Cipriani Saga, EIP | Patent Attorneys, Trademark Attorneys and Litigators

In October 2008 a factually complex trade mark infringement and passing off case, involving the interpretation of agreements under Italian Law, came …

Is It Time To Rethink IP Ownership?

The economic woes since 2008 have challenged many of our assumptions about work, employment, savings, investment and retirement. Less has been said …

The Secret Formula

F__ormula One,__ the sexiest motor sport in the world, has grown into a $3 billion global jug­ger­naut. And yet, there’s a problem: 62 years after its founding, F1 is still a puzzle to American audiences. F1—born in the jet-set redoubts of Monaco, San Fermín, and Spa, and with a history more …

How Honda plans to build on F1 breakthrough

Eco Elise

LOTUS ECO ELISE<p>The Eco Elise project promotes a different perspective on “green”, one which does not revolve solely around tailpipe CO2. This …

Right Hand Drive - 1967 Lotus Elan - SCD Motors - The Sports, Racing and Vintage Car Market

In 1964, <i>Car and Driver</i> proclaimed that the Lotus Elan “fits like a Sprite, goes like a Corvette and handles like a Formula Junior”. The Elan …

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Vancouver Autos Week 24 :: Lotus Esprit

Vancouver Autos captures vehicles in their parked environment, showcasing and sharing some of the Lower Mainland’s beautiful wheels. Vancouver Autos …

Lots of hot cars here in SoCal. #Lotus #MBD13

Another car at the #brewery. Didn't know artists drove such awesome cars. #lotus #esprit #ozracing

Classic JPS Lotus display at the Festival of Speed last year. These cars were driven by Nigel Mansell and Ayrton Senna. Have a great Easter everyone #lotus #f1 #formula1 #jpslotus #ayrtonsenna #nigelmansell #goodwood #festivalofspeed #canon #eos1 #dslr #igers #picoftheday #photooftheday #bestoftheday #igersuk #igaddict #instahub #instagood #instagram #instamood #instadaily #instagramers #instagramhub

Lotus Exos Type 125

Can't afford your own F1 team? Perhaps you can afford the Lotus Exos Type 125 ($1 million). Powered by a 650 HP Cosworth V8 and weighing in at just …

New Lotus Evora Sport Racer Has Unique Style, More Standard Equipment

There’s a new way for European customer to order their Lotus Evora sports car, the new Sports Race package. Lotus describes the Sports Racer as “fully loaded” because almost every possible option is fitted as standard.<p>The Sports Racer treatment is available for both versions of the Lotus Evora: the …