Ignacio de Castro of the World Intellectual Property Organization urged trademark owners to consider using mediation and arbitration before facing costly litigation at the ECTA 2013 conference in Bucharest.
The opening session at the ECTA 2013 conference in Bucharest took as its subject the "mysterious" collective Community trademark.
Italian luxury brand Guccio Gucci SpA announced on June 17 that it would appeal against the Court of Milan’s recent decision to dismiss its trademark infringement case against the Los Angeles-based clothing line Guess Inc.
A Chinese national who distributed hundreds of pirated software products online was jailed in the US for 12 years on Tuesday.
Akram Atallah, chief operating officer at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is moving sideways to lead a new department – the generic domains division.
UK Internet users accused of infringing copyright will not begin receiving warnings until at least the “latter half of 2015”, minutes from a government meeting show.
US-based Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services announced on Wednesday that it has acquired trademark research specialist Avantiq, the latest in a string of transactions in the IP service provider sector.
A British trademark agent has lost a cybersquatting case after providing “wholly inadequate” evidence that it owns a registered trademark.
Technology company Samsung has failed to convince a panellist at the World Intellectual Property Organization to transfer the domain name ‘samsunghub.com’.
Fragrance company Chanel has lost its bid to register a UK trademark for the word ‘JERSEY’ in class 3, after the channel island of the same name objected.