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Chanel loses to Huawei in EU trade mark dispute
Chanel loses to Huawei in EU trade mark disputeArticle

French luxury fashion house Chanel has lost its latest attempt to block the registration of a trade mark applied for by Chinese technological giant Huawei Technologies...

David Legge 3 May 2021

How Swatch lost the trade mark case to Apple's iWatch...
How Swatch lost the trade mark case to Apple's iWatch...Article

In the case of Swatch AG v Apple Inc, in the Supreme Court of Appeal, the owner of the 'Swatch' trade mark had opposed the registration of the 'iWatch' trade mark filed by Apple Inc...

Janine Hollesen 4 Mar 2021

What's in a name? That which we call a trademark...
What's in a name? That which we call a trademark...Article

The iconic RF logo has become synonymous with Swiss tennis sensation Roger Federer. However, fans will, no doubt, be outraged to hear that Federer is currently engaged in a legal wrangle with his former sponsor, Nike, about ownership of the logo...

Vicky Stilwell 10 Jul 2018

Sun hotels square off in Namibia
Sun hotels square off in NamibiaArticle

The Namibian High Court recently issued a decision dealing with passing-off and copyright infringement in the matter of Southern Sun Africa and Southern Sun Hotel Interests vs Sun Square Hotel...

Kareema Shaik 1 Jun 2018

Legally protecting your brand name in the social media age
Legally protecting your brand name in the social media ageArticle

The advent of social media has provided brands with an undisputed marketing opportunity - a direct customer engagement and promotional platform, where brands can build their identity and loyalty to their heart's content. But all good things come with a price...

Shan Radcliffe 2 Mar 2018

Trade mark registration: Truworths no longer has "the look"
Trade mark registration: Truworths no longer has "the look"Article

Ackermans has recently been successful in a precedent setting trade mark dispute against Truworths which was heard by the Supreme Court of Appeal. The trade mark at the centre of the dispute was “THE LOOK”...

Janine Hollesen 16 Jan 2017

Rebuttal: Yuppiechef responds to trademark dispute with Yuppie Gadgets
Rebuttal: Yuppiechef responds to trademark dispute with Yuppie GadgetsArticle

South African e-commerce store Yuppiechef has commented on its trademark battle with Yuppie Gadgets, another SA online establishment. Memeburn reached out to Yuppiechef for its side of the story, which saw CEO and co-founder Andrew Smith responding...

Graham van der Made 20 Sep 2016

Ethiopian farmers to directly trade coffee
Ethiopian farmers to directly trade coffeeArticle

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia on Wednesday, 17 February 2010, launched a direct bidding market for international coffee transactions to promote fair trade and boost the income of its impoverished farmers.

19 Feb 2010

Naseem Javed
The domino effectArticle

The desired goal of most countries other than the US is to end up with their own local language suffixes, own local language domain names, basically their own Internet, with its own domain registration policies - in a nutshell, a very big and a very complex global mess, indeed.

Naseem Javed 25 Jul 2005

Laugh it Off vs SABMiller: The Constitutional CourtArticle

Laugh it Off Promotions, the Cape Town-based T-shirt company, made notorious for their 'Black Labour/White Guilt' T-shirt parody of the SABMiller Beer, Carling Black Label, finally get to have their day in Constitutional Court today, 8 March 2005.

7 Mar 2005

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