Osborne Clarke | European Union, United Kingdom, USA | 2 Nov 2022
The metaverse Defenses for brand owners include trademarks for real and virtual uses, robust Policing, and licensing and usage terms. The increasing…
McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 22 Sep 2022
Issuing a third and final decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a Patent Trial & Appeal Board (Board) decision…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, European Union, Global, etc. | 16 Jun 2022
Decisions on NFTs, priority of right, and protecting trademarks in the digital environment have dominated trademark litigation in the first half of 2022.
Irwin Mitchell LLP | United Kingdom | 24 May 2022
Like a scene from Back to Future Part II (*but in present day 2022), it was widely reported back in November 2021 that Nike amongst other big brands…
Venable LLP | USA | 23 May 2022
In February 2022, Nike, the owner of three of five of StockX's most popular sneaker brands (Air Jordan, Nike and Converse), sued StockX in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Nike has since filed a motion to amend its original complaint. With its new allegations, the potential scope of the case has broadened significantly.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, etc. | 20 May 2022
A Chinese court rules on the IP implications of NFTs, Nike accuses StockX of counterfeiting goods, and the EUIPO releases webinars on the Trademark Directive – plus other key updates.
Venable LLP | USA | 16 May 2022
StockX is a Detroit-based company that, along with others, has turned the previously underground market of sneaker resale into a sophisticated online experience. Nike, the owner of three of five of StockX's most popular sneaker brands, recently sued StockX in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Interestingly, the issue was not the vast reselling at scale of......
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Central & South America, etc. | 22 Apr 2022
StockX responds to claims that NFT sales infringe Nike’s trademark, Ed Sheeran wins his High Court copyright case, and the US reports on IP and the US economy – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 21 Mar 2022
A brief look at the intellectual property implications of NFTs, including copyright and trademark infringement, patent subject-matter eligibility, and counterfeiting risks.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, etc. | 25 Feb 2022
The US confirms works created by an AI cannot be copyrighted, Nike sues StockX for trademark infringement following the sale of NFTs, and Taiwan amends its IP laws – plus other key updates.