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Merely Descriptive vs Suggestive — The Unwritten Rule of Trademark Law

On the whole, trademark law is incredibly comprehensive, but there’s one important rule that’s still unwritten — how to distinguish between ‘merely descriptive’ and ‘suggestive’ trademarks.The difference between these two types of trademark can be contentious. A merely descriptive mark is something that gives the [...]

3月 22nd, 2017|インサイト|0 Comments

Keeping Pace – Helping Knobbe Martens Clear and Protect Trademarks in an Accelerating Marketplace

Trademark attorneys are under mounting pressures to deliver informed trademark decisions at the speed of today’s digital marketplace. Yet the cost of getting it wrong can be astronomical. CompuMark has solutions that enable trademark professionals to reduce brand risk, while keeping pace with the [...]

3月 6th, 2017|ケーススタディ|0 Comments

Michael Jordan Slam Dunks China Trademark Case, Despite Changing Laws

Just this month, the news came through that China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC) had ruled the names of public figures would not be allowed on trademarks. According to the court, “public figures in fields such as politics, economics, culture, religion and ethnic affairs” would [...]

2月 14th, 2017|インサイト|0 Comments