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Cancellation of “spinning” trade mark

  • FRKelly
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  • European Union
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  • December 15 2014

The word 'spinning' has become a generic word used to describe group indoor cycling sessions and is no longer a valid trademark, according to the

“Hop”ping mad: trademark disputes among breweries on the rise

  • Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC
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  • USA
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  • December 3 2014

The number of craft beer breweries in the U.S. has been on the rise in recent years. In 2003, there were 1,485 craft beer breweries in the U.S. and

Liability of restaurants for serving food contaminated with bugs and insects

  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
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  • United Arab Emirates
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  • November 30 2014

This article is a review of a recent UAE court judgement where a lawsuit that was brought by a customer ("Plaintiff"), against a company that

Court dismisses Pizzeria’s taste infringement claim, cites functionality

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2014

In a recent decision out of the District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the federal court wrestled with the protectibility of food

“Flavor infringement” claim by rival’s Italian restaurant is “half-baked”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 24 2014

A Texas federal court has rejected the argument that the founders of Gina's Italian Kitchen infringed New York Pizzeria, Inc.'s (NYPI's) trademark

Bottled it!

  • Spruson & Ferguson
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  • Australia
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  • October 15 2014

Application for a shape trade mark for a bottle of wine with a blank label (shown below) filed by Delegat’s Wine opposed by four of Australia’s

Co-existence outside of the U.S. might be relevant to obtaining a permanent injunction in U.S

  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 29 2014

La Quinta has operated LA QUINTA hotels and motels in the United States since 1968. Quinta Real operates QUINTA REAL luxury hotels in Mexico and has

Ordering off the menu: supporting “use” of trademarks for restaurant services

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 22 2014

Two recent non-use cancellation decisions from the Trade-marks Opposition Board provide useful guidance on the sufficiency of use in Canada to owners

US golf company faces setback in attempt to reclaim trade mark from Australian rival

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 22 2014

The Federal Court of Australia has refused an application by US golf company King Par LLC (King Par) for summary judgment against its Australian

Plain packaging for alcohol may happen sooner than you think

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 13 2014

Since late 2012 legislation introduced by the government has required the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in Australia in plain