商標登録insideNews: Starbucks Wins Green-Dot Trademark for Lidded Cup Illustrations

NewsStarbucks Wins Green-Dot Trademark for Lidded Cup Illustrations Board reversed examiner’s rejection of examples of outlined cup Starbucks failed to show consumers recognized dot on undefined cup Starbucks Corp. won its years-long battle with the Patent and Trademark Office to trademark a green dot on depictions of coffee cups with lids, though a green circle on an illustration of undefined cup won’t get the same protection.The split decision from the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board Jan. 17 highlights the fine lines used in evaluating similar potential marks, supporting examples of their use and what exactly they demonstrate.

情報源: Starbucks Wins Green-Dot Trademark for Lidded Cup Illustrations

Refuses of 872 Appln and 423 Appln are mostly reversed.

商標登録insideNews: Starbucks loses trademark lawsuit to Morinaga Milk over mountain range logo, Singapore News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

Singapore News -SINGAPORE – A Japan-based dairy company can register a trademark for its line of milk coffees, after an opposing claim made by coffee giant Starbucks was thrown out by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (Ipos).. Read more at straitstimes.com.

情報源: Starbucks loses trademark lawsuit to Morinaga Milk over mountain range logo, Singapore News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

森永乳業がコンビニなどで販売するカップ式のコーヒー飲料ブランドである「マウントレーニア」が、世界的なコーヒーチェーン店のスターバックスから、「ロゴが似ている」ということで訴訟を起こされていたのですが、最終的に「ロゴに類似性はない」という判決が下っています。

情報源: スタバが森永の「マウントレーニア」のロゴが似ていると訴訟を起こすも、類似性はないと判決 – GIGAZINE