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Taylor’s App comes to a Swift end

In December 2017 Popstar Taylor Swift launched her app The Swift Life to accompany her sixth album Reputation, allowing fans to interact with her and other fans in their own social community. She was then faced with a lawsuit from businessman Patrick Lloyd Yves Benot, the owner of a New York computer company called SwiftLife which owns the trade mark ‘SwiftLife’. Benot claimed Swift’s app infringed on his trade mark, claiming he had even been…
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Choosing the right trade mark: why it shouldn’t be descriptive

We know, we know. It’s not easy settling on the right brand name for your business. You need a brand that: i) lets consumers know something about the goods and services that you offer; and ii) sets you apart from your competitors. However, it is the first requirement that we see many businesses struggle with, particularly when it comes to protecting that brand name through registered trade mark protection. The long and short of it…
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