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Law-abiding outlaws: Trademark protection the Hells Angels way

May 24 2019 The US Department of Justice considers the Hells Angels to be an organised crime syndicate, yet the motorcycle club is pretty astute when it comes to…

Vaiana and Moana: a story of two Disney heroines

February 7 2017 Some of you may have noticed that Disney’s new heroine is called Vaiana in most parts of Europe and Moana almost everywhere else. Novagraaf’s Anca…

Paul McCartney reclaims copyright of The Beatles’ most famous songs

March 21 2017 Former Beatle Paul McCartney has recently filed a lawsuit against music publisher Sony/ATV in an effort to regain his copyright ownership on some of…

IP and counterculture: Who owns a tattoo?

September 27 2019 When it comes to celebrity tattoos, the story is always who's got one and where - but what about the artist who created the design? Alastair Rawlence…

One Does Not Simply Post memes without reviewing the IP issues

April 14 2017 An internet meme is an activity, concept, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the internet…

New year’s resolutions: Give your IP portfolio a fresh start with a trademark audit

January 17 2022 A thorough review of your trademark portfolio now will put both your IP rights and your business in a strong position for the year to come. Assess…

Résolution de la nouvelle année : Donnez un nouveau départ à votre portefeuille de propriété intellectuelle grâce à un audit de marque

January 16 2022 En procédant dès maintenant à un examen approfondi de votre portefeuille de marques, vous placerez vos droits de propriété intellectuelle et votre…

Geef uw IE-portefeuille een nieuwe start met een merkenaudit

January 16 2022 Door uw merkenportefeuille nu grondig door te lichten, staan zowel uw IE-rechten als uw bedrijf er het komende jaar sterk voor. Veel bedrijven…

Don't touch my typography: Fonts and IP

January 14 2022 Typefaces, as with any graphic creation, can benefit from legal protection, so long as they meet the relevant criteria for IP protection, as Marine…

Clothing giant Zara unsuccessful in food trademark case

January 13 2022 Inditex, the parent company of trendy clothing brand Zara, has partially failed in its attempt to register an EU trademark to cover food products…