NEW YORK, Aug 4- Apple Inc deserved the hundreds of millions of dollars in damages Samsung Electronics Co Ltd paid for infringing patented designs of the iPhone because the product's distinctive look drives people to purchase it, a group of design industry professionals told the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday. They include famous fashion names Calvin Klein,...
The US Patent and Trademark Office rejects the grocery chain's attempt to update its advertising slogan.
Many start-ups receive tons of funding for taking control of an untapped market. But that doesn't mean they have great patent protection.
NEW DELHI, May 13- India announced a new intellectual property policy on Friday, speeding up the online registration of patents and trademarks, but resisted pressure from the United States and other Western countries to amend its patent laws. Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in 2014, global drug brands led by U.S. companies have been pushing for...
While Anheuser-Busch was approved to swap out it's traditional "Budweiser" label for "America," the company has not filed a trademark for the name.
Beijing Municipal High People's Court ruled the Pearl Rivers Drinks factory should not have been allowed to register the 'face book' trademark.
The tech giant says it will take its battle to protect the iPhone name to the Supreme People's Court.
*India to soon put out new intellectual property policy. Both companies, BDR Pharma and Lee Pharma, had been seeking so-called compulsory licenses that override patents and allow generics firms in India to launch cheap copies of medicines manufactured by big Western drugmakers. But now the two mid-sized generics players say their efforts have been thwarted...
CNBC's Seema Mody reporting the news that Chipotle has filed for the name trademark of Better Burger, possibly expanding the company's non-Mexican offerings.
March 21- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the high-profile patent fight between the world's two fiercest smartphone rivals, Apple and Samsung, agreeing to hear Samsung's appeal of what it contends were excessive penalties for copying the patented designs of the iPhone. Last May, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington upheld...
Discussing if McDonald's "McBrunch" concept will turn around the company's stock performance, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and Mark Hake, Hake Capital Management.
It's part donut and part muffin, with a touch of controversy. It's a "duffin," and it's coming to Starbucks. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports from London.
Bunmi Laditan,"The Honest Toddler" creator & author, discusses her trademark dispute with actress Jessica Alba over the "Honest" name.
Who would have thought motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson owned something Apple might desperately desire?
Kees Kruythoff, Unilever North America president, discusses his company's abundant portfolio of America's favorite brands; including Skippy peanut butter and Dove soap, and reveals Unilever's plans to introduce new products and capture additional market share.
It is often said that too much of a good thing is bad. In the trademark and brand world this has a special and unique interpretation.
Brand experts and trademark lawyers say the value of simple, easily understood brand names has escalated in the Internet era because consumers are more likely to find such products while doing searches on the Web.
Apple's legal row over its iPad trademark in China creates a window of opportunity for rivals such as Lenovo Group and Samsung Electronics as they try to chip away at the U.S. firm's dominance of the potentially vast Chinese tablet market.
China's trademark system is a minefield of murky rules and opportunistic "trademark squatters" that even the world's biggest companies and their highly-paid lawyers find hard to navigate, as Apple and Facebook are the latest to find out.
About a month after the world started buzzing about the baby name Blue Ivy, parents Jay-Z and Beyonce are applying to get the moniker trademarked. An approved trademark could give them the rights to transform Blue Ivy from tiny baby into billion-dollar brand.