Intellectual Property UK

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Latest News in Intellectual Property UK

  • May 17, 2024

    Red Bull Fends Off 'Gives You Wings' TM Challenge

    Red Bull has beaten a challenge to its "Gives You Wings" trademark after the energy drink giant convinced an appellate panel at the European Union Intellectual Property Office that it had genuinely used the trademark to promote the beverage.

  • May 17, 2024

    Drinks Biz Pours Cold Water On Winemaker's 'Pinea' TM Bid

    A Spanish mineral water company has persuaded an appeals panel to block a winemaker from registering its "Pinea" trademark in the European Union, proving that consumers could confuse the logo with its earlier "Pineo" sign.

  • May 17, 2024

    Lufthansa Unit Loses Latest R+, AirPlus EU Trademark Battle

    A Lufthansa unit cannot block a financial consultancy's "R+ Cash Lab" trademark bid based on its set of "AirPlus" trademarks because consumers are unlikely to confuse the two brands despite their sounding similar, a European Union appeals panel has ruled.

  • May 17, 2024

    German Sugar Biz Beats Sinusitis Patent Challenge At EPO

    A German sugar giant has claimed victory in an appeal against a challenge to its patents for the use of a plant fiber to prevent sinusitis, as the board found that the inventions of the challengers differed significantly from its own.

  • May 16, 2024

    Cybercompany Gen Digital Partially Fends Off 'Gen' TM Attack

    Cybersoftware firm Gen Digital partially fought off an attack on its trademark "Gen," but lost the ability to register it for several services after British officials ruled that consumers might overlook the number at the end of tech company Gen25's mark and get confused.

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