Category: Intellectual Property

Leicester City gain the victory in ‘LCFC’ trade mark dispute

Fresh from their wins over Southampton FC and Watford this past week, Leicester City Football Club has picked up another victory, this time in the form of a trade mark dispute against Leeds City.

FIA facing legal battle over Formula E trademark

After a long drawn out legal battle, a controversial case involving the ABB FIA Formula E championship has been lodged at the European Court of Justice.

EU Parliament approves new copyright rules which could have ‘catastrophic’ implications

Members of the European Parliament (MEP) have approved articles 11 and 13 in a recent vote, in a move which could have ‘catastrophic’ implications for the internet, it has been warned.

Monsta win in Monster dispute

A pizza firm has won a landmark ruling against an energy drinks manufacturer in a trademark dispute at the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO).

Clothing rivals Superdry and Jack Wills embroiled in copyright legal battle

Fashion chain Superdry is suing their rival and one of their former employees, after alleging they breached copyright laws over the design of a black padded jacket from its winter range.

APPG report calls for IPO to team up with other partners to fight ‘organised crime’

A new report published by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has recommended that the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) team up with other organisations in its efforts to crack down on the rising threat of organised crime and illicit trade.

Formula One could be forced to change its new logo amid trade mark dispute

Formula One’s (F1) recently redesigned logo might have to be dropped amid concerns that it bears a striking resemblance to a trade mark already registered by stationary giant 3M, it has emerged.

Scottish vlogger caught up in copyright row with BBC

A controversial vlogger who claims his YouTube channel was shut down without warning has become caught up in a copyright dispute with the BBC.

Roger Federer vs Nike: Match Point?

Roger Federer is arguably one of the most recognisable and famous tennis players of this generation. Having won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, more than any other male player in history, and holding the world no. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks; his accolades speak for themselves. For…
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FAZE Apparel sues eSports organisation FaZe Clan over trade mark infringement

A clothing company based in San Francisco, FAZE Apparel, is suing the popular and successful eSports organisation FaZe Clan over the latter’s use of the word “Faze” on clothing items sold by the eSports team.