The Supreme Court may soon resolve a circuit split regarding the availability of a trademark infringer’s profits in the absence of willful infringement. United States Intellectual Property Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP 9 Jan 2020
A company that makes watch fasteners will try to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a $6.7 million jury award against Fossil Inc., arguing that negligence is enough to award profits in trademark infringement cases.
The concept for the Basecamp debuted at the 2019 New York Auto Show.Volkswagen submitted an application to trademark the Basecamp name in the United States on November 25. Carbuzz first found the filing.
A San Diego biotechnology company has been refused a trademark registration for ‘Sequencing by Binding’ on the grounds that it is too descriptive. Omniome, which develops DNA sequencing tools, filed for the mark in 2017 but had its application refused by an examining attorney at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In a precedential decision, issued on Monday, January 6, the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) upheld the original decision, concluding that ‘Sequencing by Binding’ was descriptive of the claimed goods and services.
Chinese court rules in favour of BBC in trademark lawsuit: A Chinese court has ruled in favour of British Broadcasting Corporation in a trademark infringement lawsuit that a Beijing firm made unauthorised use of the “BBC” logo.
ABU DHABI – The number of trademarks registered in the UAE increased by 30.5 percent in December 2019 compared to November 2019, reflecting the country’s growing leadership as a regional business centre in the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, and throughout the Middle East.