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Crocs loses EU court battle over patent claim

Love them or hate them, the plastic clog manufacturer has lost its battle to protect the design from rip-off copycats.

Dulwich Hamlet ground owners trademark club name and warn against further use

After being evicted from their home ground, non-league side Dulwich Hamlet were told to stop using their own name after it was registered as a trademark by a property investment fund.

British firms hope for halcyon days ahead of royal wedding

Halcyon Days, one of 14 British firms to hold a royal warrant, gears up for anticipated sales boost in the run-up to Prince Harry’s wedding to Megan Markle.

Taylor Swift: Delicate video accused of copying Kenzo advert

After her latest video dropped, many have pointed out the similarities between Taylor Swift’s Delicate video and a Spike Jonze-directed Kenzo perfume advert. Hope there’s no bad blood between them as a result…

Olivia de Havilland, 101, on suing Fued: TV show ‘put false words in my mouth’

Star of 1930s Hollywood glamour has filed a lawsuit against the FX network and Ryan Murphy over her portrayal in docudrama series Feud.

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