Google is being sued in federal district court in Connecticut by the company behind Edible Arrangements for trademark infringement and unfair competition. The central claim is that when users search for “Edible Arrangements” (or versions of that name), they’re seeing product ads for competitors, such as 1-800-Flowers.
A town in Southern Italy, traditional Sunday lunch, a Eurotrip through Central Europe…every dish has a story behind it at personal as much as at national or regional level. Europe offers a rich diversity of culture, history and geography – and food plays a great role in reflecting it. European geographical indication labels allow the protection of these food traditions – two food labels with the weight of history on their shoulder.
The USPTO Audit Program The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently announced that it will conduct random audits of about 10 percent of all post-registration Declaration of Use filings going forward. This is a permanent extension of a pilot program launched by the USPTO in March 2017, following reports of increases in fraudulent claims of use and overly broad listings of goods and services by trademark applicants
Mitsubishi’s North American division has filed a claim for trademark infringement, unfair competition, and breach of contract against one of its dealerships, following an unauthorised relocation. The complaint was filed in the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Tuesday, February 13.