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A trademark proceeding filed by the British luxury automaker (“Bentley Motors”) in 2015 against Manchester-based ‘Bentley clothing’. According to Bentley Motors trademark opposition, which was filed in September 2015, the goods asserted within Bentley Clothing’s trademark application were “confusingly similar” to an array of goods in which it maintained trademark rights at the time.
The US Patent & Trademark Office published a series of three patent applications all titled "Earbuds with Biometric Sensing." In Apple's patent filing they note that at least one of the biometric sensors within the earbud is configured to be pressed up against a portion of the ear known as the tragus that will allow the collection of biometric measurements.
Invensas Corporation announced they prevailed in two German patent infringement actions against Broadcom Ltd.
Dentons is set to launch a UK patent prosecution and opposition practice with the hire of a team leaving Olswang ahead of its merger with CMS and Nabarro.
The lawsuit began in 2014 when Sonos accused Denon of "merely copying its system" citing similarities including the lineup and naming system. A US court ruled against D&M Holdings, which had tried to get a number of patents in the case removed, and set a court date for October 2017.
Advanced materials science specialist, Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has announced it has been granted a patent from the European Patent Office (EPO) for its invention on a 'Customised Implant for Bone Replacement'.
America’s Copyright Royalty Board are currently setting the standard streaming royalty rates for the next 5 years with songwriters and labels fighting services for an increase.
China has given US President Donald Trump the chance to expand his brand, after approving dozens of applications to register the Trump trademark.
Sprint has been awarded $139.8m in damages after a jury found that Time Warner Cable infringed on five of its patents related to voice-over-IP calling systems.
Fashion retailer Forever 21 has sued a US-based nail spa for trademark infringement.
The Big Ten Conference has filed a lawsuit against the company behind B10xB and its principal shareholder Cesar L. Rodriguez. It claims that the B10xB trademark, used as a domain name and in connection with merchandise, is infringing on The Big Ten Conference's trademarks and diluting The Big Ten Conference's brand.
A series of graphics generated by link text data analytics firm Periscopic, commissioned by Co.Design, has charted the last decade of patent filings by the pair of companies. Every patent filer has a single dot, which grows in correspondence with how many filings they have. A line links co-inventors of any given patent.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide and Disney Online have been sued by three US-based brothers over wristbands. The suit concerns US patent number 6,490,443, called “Communication and proximity authorisation systems”, which Disney is alleged to have infringed through the MagicBand.
A real life Mario Kart-themed attraction is facing legal action from Japanese video-game company Nintendo for alleged copyright obstructions. Tokyo-based company MariCar, as per the Japanese Times, has been accused of blatantly ripping ideas from one of Nintendo’s blockbuster game titles, “Mario Kart.”
Alphabet's autonomous vehicle company, Waymo - formerly Google's self-driving car division - is suing Uber and its subsidiary Otto, for allegedly stealing trade secrets and infringing patents.