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  • Posted by Anna Orchard on September 15, 2020 / Posted in News
    Tech giant Apple are opposing the trade mark registration of food prep app Prepear’s logo, as they argue that their green pear logo “readily calls to mind” Apple’s iconic one.
    Tech giant Apple are opposing the trade mark registration of food prep app Prepear’s logo, as they argue that their green pear logo “readily calls to mind” Apple’s iconic one. Apple have further-argued that the allowance of Prepear’s trade mark application would make theirs much less distinctive and potentially cause consumer confusion, as per their filing with the USPTO. Prepear have since responded by claiming that the logos hold no resemblance at all. [...]
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  • Posted by Sena Tokel on September 04, 2020 / Posted in Trade Marks
    Prior to filing a trade mark application, one of the first recommended steps is to carry out a trade mark search.
    Prior to filing a trade mark application, one of the first recommended steps is to carry out a trade mark search.  A trade mark search is of fundamental importance as it explores the current trade marks on the databases and aims to determine whether your application could face any challenges during the registration process. One of the common challenges that individuals and businesses face when filing for a trade mark application is finding out that a highly similar or identical trade mark [...]
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  • Posted by TMR TMR on September 02, 2020 / Posted in News
    Olly Murs has become a household name after his regular appearance as a presenter, on the X-factor, followed by a successful musical career, Olly appears keen to expand his career outside of music with his recent Trade Mark Filing.
    Olly Murs has become a household name after his regular appearance as a presenter, on the X-factor, followed by a successful musical career. However, after his recent trade mark filing with the UKIPO, Olly appears keen to expand his career outside of music. The classes of goods under which the star filed to trade mark his name did not only include kitchen utensils but also jewellery, clothing, shoes, books, magazines and more.   Despite Murs’ undeniable success, which has made him a [...]
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  • Posted by TMR TMR on September 02, 2020 / Posted in News
    New Payments Platform Australia (NPPA) is a well-known Australian financial services firm, whom are reaching headlines, as the company are suing Ripple Labs, over allegations of trade mark infringement.
    New Payments Platform Australia (NPPA) is a well-known Australian financial services firm, whom are reaching headlines, as the company are suing Ripple Labs, over allegations of trade mark infringement. In their recently filed court document, the company have claimed that Ripple have breached Australia’s Trade Marks Act (1995) by utilising their brand and trade mark “PayID”, without any authorisation to do so.   PayID was launched by NPPA, back in February 2018, with an [...]
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