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Trademark Infringement Example – AI Global Media

Strategic Management Partners

Date: Thu Dec 17 11:45:05 CST 2020 Sender: “AI Global Media”<Noreply@aiglobalmedialtd.com> To: <clive@consult-smp.com> Subject: A word of caution   Dear Clive,   It has come to our attention over past weeks that some of our valued customers are being approached

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Hermès Fashion Trademark Infringed

Handbag Design

Hermès has prevailed in a trademark fight over the 3D shape of its iconic Birkin bag in Japan. Following a win in June when the Tokyo District Court determined that Kabushiki Kaisha Tia Maria (“Tia Maria”) had engaged in trademark

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Applying for a Trademark – Timeline of Process

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News: IP Infringement Stylised Typeface – Paris Pro & Banana Republic

paris pro typeface

According to Moshik Nadav, “the overall look and feel of Banana Republic’s reproduction of the Paris Pro ampersand is substantially similar to the Paris Pro ampersand,” as the retailer “intentionally copied or caused to be copied the Paris Pro ampersand.” As

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Billy Chip Thank You on Linked In

Billy Chip Token Side 2

Billy Chip•  A unique safe and secure platform to help the homeless HAPPY MONDAY ALL! We have some really exciting news that we’ve been dying to share with you… Ladies and gents, BillyChip® is now officially a registered trademark. Meaning

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Intellectual Property Infringement News Q4 2020

IP Court Cases Chart

An alternative dispute resolution solution to Courts is Mediation which typically takes one day and costs a fraction of legal fees. TRADEMARK COSTS There is no costs-capping regime. The parties must, however, provide a detailed budget for the case fairly

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IP Infringement Case Study – Domain Names

Strategic Management Partners

Jacquemus is a prime example of a brand which, although barely over a decade old, has been thrust into the spotlight, and become a target of cyber squatters as a result.    The buzzy brand has been early to defend its

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Guide to Trademark and Design Searches to Avoid IP Infringement

Enforcement of IPR Chart

By Clive Bonny Clive@consult-smp.com Strategic Management Partners 07973 799153 Clive is a certified IP advisor and registered mediator for IP dispute resolution www.consult-smp.com The Problem All business traders with a business name or logo which is confusingly similar to a

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Intellectual Property Crime Guide

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Three in ten people (29%) reported having ever purchased a counterfeit item, with 17% saying they currently do so on either an often, a sometimes or an occasional basis. The main reason for purchasing counterfeits, by a considerable margin, related

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Copyright Case Study – Radwraps Ltd

Radwraps Owners

Whether you’re doing a spot of decorating or are a professional interior designer, one thing most people agree on is that it’s the personal touches that make a house a home. Frustrated that bland, characterless products dominated the radiator market,

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