No Proof Of Exhaustion Of Trade Mark Protection For Bacardi Bottle In Belgium

The Court of Appeal in Brussels has recently ruled on a case regarding the exhaustion of trade mark rights and in particular on who has to prove?


Amongst Fda Soi Conversation, Ninth Circuit Agrees Consumers Are Not Misled By Plant-based Milks

The Ninth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a proposed class action that alleged Almond Breeze almond milk is mislabeled and instead should be labeled?


Australia Uses Blockchain To Provide Better Counterfeit Protections For Australian Businesses And Consumers

A new initiative from the Australian Government, the Smart Trade Mark, provides Australian businesses with a new technology to help protect their?


Jallaxxxxxx: Coca-cola Accuses Local Soft Drink Maker Of Infringing Sprite Mark

The Arabic word jalla, which means 'come on, hurry up', was introduced to the Norwegian language by soldiers who served with UN peacekeeping forces in?


Consumer Products Alert

The French Competition Authority has initiated proceedings to formally investigate new purchasing alliances between several leading French food?


Scottish Glens, German Whisky And The Question: Are You Befuddled?

Glen is a Gaelic word with a wonderful lyrical sound to it and reminiscent of idyllic remote Scottish valleys with the mists from the last rain?


Judge Dismisses Some Country Of Origin Claims Against Guinness Beer

In January 2016, a class action lawsuit was filed in Massachusetts against Guinness beer for misrepresenting that Guinness Extra Stout was brewed in?


Preclusive Effect Given To Ttab Decision On Likelihood Of Confusion In Trademark Infringement Litigation

In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court held in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., 135 S.Ct 1293 (2015), that a decision of the Trademark Trial?



The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has recently delivered its ruling in respect of a preliminary reference regarding exhaustion of trade mark rights?


Schweppes? Trade Mark Mixer: Ecj Rules On Trade Mark Exhaustion Where Ownership Of The Schweppes Mark Was Split Between Different Countries

In Red Paralela and another v Orangina Schweppes Holding BV and others (Case C-291/16), 20 December 2017, the European Court of Justice has ruled that?

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