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BEYONCE SUES OVER “FEYONCE”

Influential pop star Beyonce is suing Texas-based company FEYONCE Inc. www.feyonceshop.com for selling t-shirts, tank tops and hoodies bearing the word Feyoncé, and coffee mugs emblazoned with the phrase: ‘He put a ring on…
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April 28, 2016
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EU Trademark Reform Finally Adopted

The European Union Trademark Reform has been finally adopted. Inter alia, the reform will: Reduce renewal fees for EU trademarks by up to 37 percent; Allow trademark owners to seize counterfeit…
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December 28, 2015
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Trademark Trolls under the Xmas Tree

The term "Trademark Troll" is less used than "Patent Troll", but trademark trolls do exist and may constitute serious challenges for trademark owners around the world.  In short, a "trademark…
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December 28, 2015
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New Music Law Hub at IP Wisely

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new music department following the arrival of Charlotte Wigham, who joined the firm last month bringing with her a wealth of…
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November 28, 2015