IP News Domain Name Search Scam

The searches below show available domain names for “the-passiv-pod” and “consultsmp” yet both these names were already trademarked and owned by third parties.  Another buyer will therefore be infringing the trademarks with consequential financial liabilities for...

Trade Descriptions Guide Law and Penalties

IP News – Trade Descriptions Guide Law and Penalties   Traders are responsible for making sure the products they offer and sell to consumers are accurately described. It is important to ensure that consumers have the right information about the products...

Trademark Infringement Example – AI Global Media

Date:Thu Dec 17 11:45:05 CST 2020Sender:”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...
Hermès Fashion Trademark Infringed

Hermès Fashion Trademark Infringed

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 infringement and passing off, the...