A fresh report out says Mercedes-Benz has filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office to trademark various versions of a new “O-Class” badge. According to AutoGuide.com, the Stuttgart-based firm filed the applications under the classification for “motor vehicles and motor vehicle engines” on 4 February.
情報源: Wait, what? Mercedes files to trademark ‘O-Class’ badge… – CAR magazine
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A business has launched a legal claim against Bentley Motors over the ownership of a clothing trademark. Brandlogic, owner of Manchester-based Bentley 1962 clothing, is seeking an injunction to stop the car firm using the name Bentley on UK clothing.It claimed in the High Court the car manufacturer had “badly damaged its business”.
情報源: Manchester clothing firm lodges trademark claim against Bentley Motors – BBC News
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Ford has been teasing its upcoming performance electric crossover using a familiar name as a placeholder. With inspiration taken from the company’s Mustang sports car, the sporty EV had been using the Mach 1 moniker for the time being. Now, we have a clue as to what the vehicle might actually be called, as Ford has filed trademark applications for both “Mach E” and “Mach-E” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
情報源: Ford trademarks ‘Mach E’ and ‘Mach-E’ – Autoblog
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Puma trademark registration could point to badge for Ford’s Baby Bronco. FORD appears to be preparing to resurrect the Puma badge, lodging a fresh global trademark application under that name for a future model that conceivably could be the upcoming compact SUV dubbed – in the absence of any official name – the Baby Bronco.
情報源: Ford goes for Puma – again | GoAuto
A mention of the Evoltis name appears in the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s listings, and the application has been filed as recently as March 26. We don’t know yet whether the Evoltis name would stand for the entire vehicle or its hybrid tech — or if it will be actually used at all. Car & Driver reports that Subaru of America didn’t comment on the matter when asked.
情報源: Subaru is trademarking the name Evoltis, perhaps for EVs or hybrids – Autoblog
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