Intellectual Property UK

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Latest News in Intellectual Property UK

  • May 29, 2024

    Rain Bird Irrigation Company Loses Fight To Keep 'Bird' TM

    U.S. irrigation technology company Rain Bird Corp. has lost its fight to save its "Bird" trademark, with a European trademark authority appeals board concluding that the company had not validly used the mark because it only ever used "Rain Bird."

  • May 29, 2024

    Penguin Loses 'Plan B' TM Bid Over Bad Faith Ruling

    A European court refused to overturn a decision nixing a Penguin Random House trademark bid Wednesday, upholding a previous ruling that the application was made to usurp the existing name rights of an independent Spanish publisher.

  • May 29, 2024

    Airbus Can't Resurrect European Patent For Cabin Tech

    Airbus has failed to restore its patent protections over a modular cabin design after a German rival convinced a European appeals panel that the invention is too similar to two earlier patent applications.

  • May 29, 2024

    Facebook Parent Gets TMs Trimmed In Camera Biz Challenge

    Meta had a host of its trademarks stripped back by the U.K. Intellectual Property Office on Friday, after the body sided with a London-based camera business that consumers could easily mix up the products of the two brands.

  • May 29, 2024

    Chiquita Brands Scores Victory In 'Queen' TM Dispute

    Chiquita Brands notched a trademark win Wednesday in its bid to register "Chiquita Queen," after a European court ruled that earlier panels were wrong to think it would encroach on an existing fruit brand's territory.

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  • U.K. Intellectual Property Office Board of Appeal disputes
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  • Industrial designs
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