Welcome to the first edition of the "Good News / BAD News" Blog! Our BAD Team (that is, our Brands, Advertising and Designs Team) serves as trusted advisers to some of the most valuable brands in … [Read more...] about Good news / BAD news
Given the volume of trademark applications filed with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, it is no surprise that several examiners are tasked to manage and review the substantive … [Read more...] about Singapore: Examination of Companion Trademark Applications
Brand protection is a curious business at times. Never more so than in the world of chocolate. It is a world in which particular identifying features of the packaging or product are, in the eyes of … [Read more...] about Protective over purple: Can you trade mark a colour?
Last month, we discussed M&S suing Aldi for trademark infringement over its Colin the Caterpillar cake. Now Aldi has brought back its Colin lookalike, Cuthbert the Caterpillar, but with a slightly … [Read more...] about Aldi’s Cuthbert the Caterpillar returns – with a slight change
Marks & Spencer is taking Aldi to court to protect its beloved Colin the Caterpillar cake, after the discounter decided it wanted a slice of the action and began selling 'Cuthbert the … [Read more...] about Colin vs Cuthbert: M&S to sue Aldi for trademark infringement
Back in May 2020, we blogged that the UKIPO was testing an artificial intelligence driven tool to help the public apply for trade marks. The UKIPO has now announced a public beta test. The UKIPO … [Read more...] about The UKIPO’s AI-powered trade mark tool enters beta testing