Coca-Cola can't trademark new bottle, EU court rules

Coca-Cola can't trademark new bottle, EU court rules

An EU court Wednesday threw out an attempt by US drinks giant Coca-Cola to get trade mark status for a new design of its iconic fluted bottle throughout the 28-nation bloc.

Feb 24, 2016, 21:11 PM IST
Twitter may own word 'subtweet'

Twitter may own word 'subtweet'

If Twitter succeeds in its bid, the word "subtweet" would belong to the company to use in a commercial context.

Dec 05, 2015, 15:00 PM IST
Kris Jenner files legal documents to trademark name 'Momager'

Kris Jenner files legal documents to trademark name 'Momager'

Reality TV star Kris Jenner has reportedly filed legal documents to trademark the name 'Momager' after previously locking down trademarks for the term for personal management services and for use in her reality show.

May 27, 2015, 08:44 AM IST
Kendall, Kylie Jenner set to trademark their first names

Kendall, Kylie Jenner set to trademark their first names

 Famous siblings Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner have filed separate legal applications to trademark their first names.

May 05, 2015, 16:37 PM IST
British physicist Stephen Hawking to trademark his name

British physicist Stephen Hawking to trademark his name

World-renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, 73, is turning his name into trademark for charitable purposes.

Mar 30, 2015, 09:24 AM IST

Monaco can't trademark 'Monaco', EU court rules

Monaco cannot register its own name as a trademark because the principality is too well known on account of its royal family and Formula One race, an EU court ruled Thursday.

Jan 15, 2015, 21:33 PM IST

French reality star being probed for attempted murder

A French reality TV star who gained fame and mockery over her trademark "hello? I mean hello" expression has been placed under investigation for attempted murder after her boyfriend was stabbed, prosecutors said Saturday.

Nov 09, 2014, 02:33 AM IST

US Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark

The US Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday cancelled the federal registration of the Washington Redskins` name after it agreed that it is "disparaging of Native Americans."

Jun 18, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

Pepsico India wins trademark battle over packaged water

Soft drink giant Pepsico India Holdings Pvt Ltd has won a trademark case in the Delhi High Court over the trademark 'Aquafina' used for its packaged drinking water.

Jun 10, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

Wilkinson drops out of rugby with fitting finale

Jonny Wilkinson brought the curtain down on a stunning career by scoring a trademark right-footed drop goal to help Toulon to their first Top 14 success in 22 years on Saturday.

Jun 01, 2014, 06:11 AM IST

Bayern ease Real pain with 4-1 rout of Hamburg

Midfielder Mario Goetze scored twice to help Bayern Munich beat struggling Hamburg SV 4-1 on Saturday and bounce back in style from their 4-0 demolition by Real Madrid in midweek.

May 04, 2014, 08:25 AM IST

Nine Kingfisher trademarks put up for sale

Kingfisher lenders Monday put on block nine trademarks of the grounded carrier to recover dues running into crores of rupees.

Apr 07, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

Andrea Pirlo free kick punishes Genoa, AC Milan lose

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon saved a penalty and Andrea Pirlo curled in a trademark free kick late in the game to give the Serie A leaders a dramatic 1-0 win at Genoa on Sunday.

Mar 17, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

Zynga asked to change logo following Scrabble trademark row

Online social game maker Zynga has reportedly won the Scrabble trademark row but will be required to change the logo of its `Scramble With Friends` word game.

Nov 02, 2013, 21:02 PM IST

Pharrell Williams hits back at over `I Am` trademark feud

Pharrell Williams has reportedly hit back at, saying that has not achieved the same distinction as him at all, after the latter filed a lawsuit over the trademark ‘I Am’.

Oct 15, 2013, 12:55 PM IST

30,221 applications pending for trademark registration

As many as 30,221 applications are pending for issuance of trademark registration certificates due to shortage of manpower, Parliament was informed Monday.

May 06, 2013, 16:38 PM IST

Duchess of Cambridge gets her title trademarked

The Duchess of Cambridge - Kate Middleton - has had her Royal title trademarked so that one of her official charities can use her name on a wide range of goods and services.

Apr 03, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

Chivas Regal looses trade mark case in China

A Chinese court has rejected a petition by the Chivas Regal, maker of Scotch whisky, to strip a garment maker of the right to use the famous brand name.

Mar 12, 2012, 18:05 PM IST

Donald Trump reveals secrets of his trademark hairstyle

Trump has also refuted the popular notion that his hairstyle was a classic ‘comb-over’.

May 12, 2011, 16:52 PM IST

Jay-Z sued for trademark infringement

Roc Nation has been sued for trademark infringement over their diamond logo.

Apr 01, 2011, 17:34 PM IST