商標登録insideNews: 不使用取消審判請求に対する登録商標の使用の立証のための参考資料 | 特許庁

不使用取消審判請求に対する登録商標の使用の立証のための参考資料~登録商標を使っていたことを証明するために~(PDF:347KB)

商標登録insideNews: China’s CNIPA Trademark Squatting Reducing Draft Measures | the National Law Review

On September 24, 2020, the China National Intellectual Property Administration  (CNIPA) issued the Administrative Measures for Trademark Agencies (Draft for Comment) (商标代理管理办法 (征求意见稿)).  While the measures mostly address the management of Chinese trademark agencies, several articles in the measures will be beneficial to foreign brands that have been and continue to be at risk of trademark squatting in China.

情報源: China’s CNIPA Trademark Squatting Reducing Draft Measures

商标代理管理办法 (征求意见稿)

商標登録insideNews: Jack Daniel’s takes dog toy to court over trademark infringement

Whiskey maker Jack Daniel’s has logged an appeal with the US Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that a dog toy did not infringe on its trademarks.The Bad Spaniels dog toyAs reported by Law360.com, Jack Daniel’s submitted its appeal to the court last Friday (18 September) arguing for the previous verdict to be overturned.Jack Daniel’s, which is owned by Brown-Forman, was first taken to court by the maker of the Bad Spaniels Silly Squeakers dog toy in 2014 after the distiller sent cease and desist letters to the company.

情報源: Jack Daniel’s takes dog toy to court over trademark infringement

Before the district court may find that the toy infringed Jack Daniel’s famous trade dress, the Ninth Circuit held the court must first consider whether the trade dress was artistically relevant to the toy’s expressive character, and whether use of the trade dress explicitly misleads consumers. 

情報源: Bad Spaniels Make Bad Law: Dog Toy Gets First Amendment Protection

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نغني_بالسعودية⁩、2:12
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商標登録insideNews: New Balance Wins Trademark Fight Over ‘New Bunren’ Shoes | SGB Media Online

New Balance Athletics Inc. won $504,000 in statutory damages from Chinese shoe seller, USA New Bunren International Co.’s, willful trademark infringement

情報源: New Balance Wins Trademark Fight Over ‘New Bunren’ Shoes | SGB Media Online

NEW BALANCE ATHLETICS, INC., v.USA NEW BUNREN INTERNATIONAL CO. LIMITED LLC

Kawhi Leonard | WE GOT NOW | New Balance, 0:40

商標登録insideNews: Banksy trademark ‘at risk’ after street artist loses legal battle | The Guardian

Banksy’s trademark may be at risk after the street artist lost a case that an EU panel said was brought in bad faith and was undermined by a gift shop he set up in London last year.

情報源: Banksy trademark ‘at risk’ after street artist loses legal battle | Banksy | The Guardian

Banksy lost a trademark battle with a U.K.-based greeting card company and, in turn, the copyright for his famous work, “Flower Thrower,” in part because officials said his hidden identity prevents him from being classified as the “as the unquestionable owner.”

情報源: Banksy loses trademark in legal battle over ‘Flower Thrower’ art | Fox Business

商標登録insideNews: EUIPO, a four-note sequence may be distinctive.

Trade mark number: 018063460
Filing date: 13/05/2019
Owner: B. Braun Melsungen AG
Appeal: R2821/2019-1 Trade mark 018063460

B. Braun auf einen Blick、1:17

商標登録insideNews: OAPI enhances its participation in TMclass and joins DesignClass | EUIPO

As of 14 September 2020, the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) has enhanced its participation in TMclass and joined DesignClass.OAPI will now use and accept the list of terms from the harmonised database of goods and services (HDB) in TMclass as well as the list of terms from the harmonised database of product indications (HDBPI) in DesignClass. Following OAPI’s decision to use HDB and HDBPI there are now twelve (12) non-EU IP offices in TMclass and eleven (11) in DesignClass, which use and accept terms from these harmonised databases.The latest addition of OAPI in TMclass brings the total number of participating national and regional IP Offices, including ARIPO, OAPI, WIPO and EUIPO, to 81. As for DesignClass, there are now 38 IP offices in this tool after OAPI has joined.

情報源: EUIPO – OAPI enhances its participation in TMclass and joins Desig

商標登録insideNews: 令和2年度 技術・ブランド・知的財産ビジネスプランコンテスト | 日本弁理士会

コンテストの概要技術・ブランド・デザインなどの知的財産を用いた、新たな萌芽的ビジネスプランを発掘・表彰します。さらに、表彰を受けた案件に対しては、弁理士等によるフォローアップを行い、ビジネスプランを育成します。賞の種類日本弁理士会会長賞 … 賞状及び副賞 賞金50万円 (1者)日本弁理士会特別賞 … 賞状及び副賞 賞金20万円 (1者)日本弁理士会奨励賞 … 賞状及び副賞 賞金10万円 (1者)その他(若干) <受賞者特典>知的財産権取得のための申請(出願)費用の一部補助弁理士等による知的財産経営コンサルティング等のフォローアップ

情報源: 令和2年度 技術・ブランド・知的財産ビジネスプランコンテスト | 日本弁理士会

商標登録insideNews: 本田圭佑創設「ONE TOKYO」改名へ…東京マラソン財団が商標保有していた | ゲキサカ

元日本代表MF本田圭佑(ボタフォゴ)が創設した「ONE TOKYO」は15日、名称を変更することが決まったと発表した。発表によると「One Tokyo」の商標権を一般財団法人東京マラソン財団が保有していた。

情報源: 本田圭佑創設「ONE TOKYO」改名へ…東京マラソン財団が商標保有していた | ゲキサカ

出願番号:商願2020-8923
出願日:令和2(2020)年 1月 27日
商標(検索用):ONE TOKYO
標準文字商標
出願人:一般財団法人東京マラソン財団

2020年9月16日時点で商標登録出願中で、商標権は未だのようです。

本田圭佑「One Tokyo」を設立。乙武洋匡が初代GMに【NewsPicksコラボ】, 10:58

商標登録insideNews: Lexus TX trademark found, new large SUV on the horizon? | PerformanceDrive

It seems Lexus could be planning a new large SUV, with a recent trademark application in the USA suggesting TX 350 and TX 500h models on the horizon.

情報源: Lexus TX trademark found, new large SUV on the horizon? | PerformanceDrive


Word Mark: TX500H
Goods and services: automobiles and structural parts thereof
Standard Characters Claimed
Serial Number: 90165511
Filing Date: September 8, 2020
Current Basis: 1B
Owner (APPLICANT) TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA TA TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION CORPORATION

Word Mark: TX350
Serial Number: 90165584

商標登録insideNews: 岩手の八幡平マッシュルーム 地域団体商標に登録へ:日本経済新聞

特許庁は岩手県八幡平市の「八幡平マッシュルーム」を地域団体商標に登録すると発表した。東北で同商標に登録されるのは55件目。八幡平マッシュルームは八幡平地熱活用プロジェクト(八幡平市)がハウス栽培している。歯応えがあり、味の濃さが特徴だ。

情報源: 岩手の八幡平マッシュルーム 地域団体商標に登録へ 特許庁発表 東北で55件目、歯応え・味の濃さ特徴 :日本経済新聞

八幡平探訪#122 「八幡平マッシュルーム をどうぞ!」, 2:35