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Another fight to protect Levi’s iconic Trade Mark

Trying to make your brand stand out in the fashion industry can be rather difficult sometimes…even for the big boys including worldwide denim brand Levis. Levis Strauss & Co. are famously known for their pocketed little red, white or blue tab that bears the Levi’s name on it. Last week, Levis filed a new law suit in a California federal court against the American branch of Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) alleging that it has “manufactured,…
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Choosing the perfect brand name – it can’t be that hard can it?

Imagine, if you will (close your eyes if it helps), a situation in which you’ve come up with the perfect brand name. You’re over the moon about it and you instantly start investing huge resources publicising and developing the brand. Things are going swimmingly until one day you receive a letter from a company you’ve never heard of claiming that you’re infringing their trade mark – shock horror, it turns out they have an earlier…
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The battle of the “G”s!

The long-running trade mark dispute between Gucci and Guess, principally concerning trade mark rights in the letter “G”, has finally come to an end – after nine years! The Guess shoe is clearly very similar Gucci’s well-known green, red and green striped shoe, with a configuration of interlocking G’s creating a diamond effect. A close inspection of the Guess range of handbags, wallets and belts showed that Guess had clearly attempted to “Gucci-fy” their products…
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