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Trademark registration for Booking.com in the US

August 24 2017 After a five-year legal battle, Booking.com has finally won the right to register its name as a word mark in the United States. On 9 August, the…

“Monkey Business” settled

September 4 2017 The long-running dispute over the copyright to photos of monkeys taking selfies finally appears to have been resolved. On 4 August the disputants -…

Claim U$ 150.000 for Trump

July 4 2017 Photographer Julie Dermansky is claiming 150,000 dollars in damages from US President Donald Trump after the Trump organisation apparently used one of…

Defeat for Puma

June 28 2017 Sports clothing manufacturer Puma has suffered a painful defeat in the US after a court in California ruled it could not prevent rival clothing…

Cartoonist faces two-year jail term for false Kung Fu Panda claim

June 6 2017 Artist Jayme Gordon faces a hefty two-year jail sentence and a three million dollar fine for fraudulently claiming 12 million dollars in a copyright…

Patatje oorlog

September 17 2017 Patattenfabrikant McCain moet onmiddellijk zijn gekrulde frieten Rustic Twist uit de schappen halen. De frietjes maken inbreuk op de modelrechten van…

Merk van Rodamco nietig

September 17 2017 Winkelcentrum Hoog Catharijne heeft met succes de Europese merkregistratie Mall of the Netherlands van Rodamco laten schrappen. Volgens de…

Merk Brexit geaccepteerd

September 14 2017 Het woord Brexit kan geregistreerd worden als Europees merk voor frisdrank, bier en sigaretten. Dat heeft de Board of Appeal (BOA) van het Europese…

“Monkey Business” settled

September 4 2017 The long-running dispute over the copyright to photos of monkeys taking selfies finally appears to have been resolved. On 4 August the disputants -…

Battle book lay out

September 4 2017 The book 1000 jaar Sinterklaas (1,000 Years of Saint Nicholas) published by LM Publishers doesn't infringe the copyright to the book De Beeldenstorm…