Clothing brand wins trademark battle with Bentley Motors & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…
According to Muscle Cars & Trucks, Ford has filed a new trademark application for the Thunderbird name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on January 13th. The application was filed on January 13, and specifies that Ford is applying to use the trademark for “motor vehicles, namely concept motor vehicles; four-wheeled motor vehicles.”
In a dispute between Cypriot producers’ and Bulgarian company, M.J. Dairies EOOD, the European Court of Justice has dismissed the claim that the trademark validation of the Bulgarian halloumi-sounding products could deceive consumers.
David Beckham’s business, DB Ventures Ltd, has made put forth two trademark protection requests for different classes of products in Macau.
Bentley has been told to destroy a range of clothing merchandise after losing a trademark battle with Manchester-based Bentley Clothing. Bentley Motors will now not be able to use the name Bentley on its UK clothing range.
In a trademark lawsuit for Michael Jordan to have the full rights to his name in China, he has been awarded $46,000 for ‘emotional damages’ but he the company that is using his name in China has not bee asked to revoke their right to trade under the Chinese translation of his name.