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Inlex IP Expertise | Global | 16 May 2022

Trademarks, NFTs and the metaverse: business opportunities and legal precautions

Not a day goes by without hearing about non-fungible tokens (NFTs) or the metaverse. This article looks at the commercial developments that are already being observed and the potential IP consequences of such developments. Companies should analyse the additional protection (including classes and activities) of trademarks that they must undertake to ensure that they hold the rights if they......
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Venable LLP | USA | 16 May 2022

Digital good v digital receipt: dispute over StockX's use of Nike trademarks in NFTs

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......
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EIP | European Union, United Kingdom | 10 May 2022

Not a “FUNTIME” in Court for toy manufacturer after trademark infringement claim in IPEC fails

This judgment concerns a claim for infringement of a UK and EU registered trademark brought in IPEC by Luen Fat Metal and Plastic Manufactory Co Ltd…
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RK Dewan & Co | India | 9 May 2022

Delhi High Court: “Use of a Competitor’s registered trademark as a keyword amounts to Infringement”

MakeMyTrip (India) Pvt. Ltd. (MMT) registered the domain name www.makemytrip.com, back in May 2000. MMT is the registered owner of the trademark…
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RK Dewan & Co | India | 6 May 2022

A stitch in time now declared ‘well known’.

Since 1873, Levi Strauss & Co. (Levi) has been a pioneer in the manufacturing of denim jeans. Levi were granted a patent in the US for an "Improvement…
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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer | European Union, USA | 5 May 2022

Is your brand portfolio ready for the metaverse?

Some expect that entering the metaverse will become a necessity for brands, yet companies seeking to exploit this potential should be aware of the…
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Klemchuk LLP | USA | 4 May 2022

Virtual Reality Clashes with Real World: Hermès Sues Against Use of MetaBirkins

Digital artist, Mason Rothschild, continues to create controversy with his unrelenting use of MetaBirkins NFTs despite the claims of Hermès for…
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RNA Technology and IP Attorneys | India | 2 May 2022

Delhi High Court Rules -‘DIL AFZA’ is not same as ‘ROOH AFZA’

Sharbat, a drink made from plant and flower extract with sugar is a popular summer drink in the Indian sub-continent. Buying a bottle of sharbat may…
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Wanhuida Intellectual Property | China | 2 May 2022

China SPC's new interpretation on AUCL

The Supreme People's Court recently adopted a judicial interpretation on the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL). This article focuses the extension of the general principle of fairness and the protection of "signs", which are clarified in articles 2 and 6 of the AUCL.
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Gowling WLG | Canada | 28 Apr 2022

The metaverse: A brief overview and certain trademark protection considerations for brand owners

"The metaverse is the next evolution of social connection." It is a world where individuals will gather to work, play, game, exercise, educate…
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