Trademark

  • China passes new trademark law to curb infringements 30-08-2013 03:22 PM

    Beijing: China's legislature Friday passed a new trademark law to crack down on infringements and ensure a fair market for trademark holders. The new law raises the compensation ceiling for a trademark infringement to $500,000, six times the previous limit, reports Xinhua. After three readings over the past two years,...
  • Apple applies to register 'iWatch' trademark in Japan 01-07-2013 06:25 PM

    Tokyo: Apple Inc has applied for a trademark for "iWatch" in Japan, a patent official said on Monday, signalling the iPhone maker may be moving ahead with plans for a watch-like device as gadget makers turn their attention to wearable computers. The trademark application, submitted on June 3 and released...
  • Tata Motors move court against trademark infringement 10-06-2013 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: Tata Motors has filed a complaint before a Delhi court alleging infringement of its trademark and copyright by unknown persons manufacturing and marketing spurious ancillary automobile products under its name. In the complaint filed in the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vidya Prakash, the company said it has...
  • RIM now faces legal challenge on BBM trademark 24-12-2011 10:54 AM

    Toronto: Research In Motion, still smarting over having to change the name of its yet-to-come operating system, faces a similar trademark challenge to its popular instant-messaging service BlackBerry Messenger. The service, which allows BlackBerry users to send each other text and multimedia files and see when they are delivered and...
  • Twitter gets 'tweet' trademark, drops lawsuit 12-10-2011 02:20 PM

    Washington: The word 'tweet' is to become a registered trademark of the micro-blogging website Twitter, company executives have said. They said Twitter had resolved a long-running legal dispute over ownership of the term by US advertising company Twittad which allows a network of 27,000 Twitter users to be paid to...
  • Apple sues Amazon over App Store trademark 22-03-2011 11:09 AM

    San Francisco: Apple Inc has sued Amazon.com Inc in a bid to stop the online retailer from improperly using Apple's App Store trademark, according to a court filing. The lawsuit, filed in a California federal court late last week, said Amazon has improperly used Apple's App Store mark to solicit...
  • Gagarin's daughter to register his trademark 01-02-2011 11:25 AM

    Moscow: The daughter of the world's first cosmonaut, Yury Gagarin, has filed an application to register in the name of her father a trademark titled "Yury Alexeyevich Gagarin". "I do not consider it shameful given that everyone is making money on Gagarin's name. Why can't his family do it?" head...
  • Facebook moves closer to trademarking 'face' 25-11-2010 01:06 PM

    New York: Facebook has moved a step closer toward trademarking the word "face" - at least in certain contexts. The company's 2005 application with the US Patent and Trademark Office received a "notice of allowance" Tuesday, which means Facebook now has six months to show that it uses the trademark...
  • Tug-of-war for Sholay at Delhi HC 15-03-2007 11:15 PM

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  • Canadian co joins iPhone trademark war 27-01-2007 10:44 AM

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